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Table 4 Risk factors and risk profile by the time of CT (before) and at time of follow-up (after)

From: Can cardiac computed tomography predict cardiovascular events in asymptomatic type-2 diabetics?: results of a long term follow-up

Risk profile At CT At follow-up p
Framingham, mean ± sd 21.0 ± 11.6 20.8 ± 9.60 ns
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg), mean ± sd 158 ± 18 145 ± 21 <0.001
Total cholesterol (mmol/L), mean ± sd 4.5 ± 1.3 4.4 ± 1.1 ns
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L), mean ± sd 2.7 ± 1.1 2.4 ± 0.9 ns
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L), mean ± sd 0.7 ± 0.5 0.8 ± 0.4 ns
Triglycerides (mmol/L), mean ± sd 1.4 ± 1.3 1.2 ± 0.4 ns
Hemoglobin A1c (%), mean ± sd 7.8 ± 1.7 7.2 ± 1.5 0.049
Microalbuminuria (mg/24h), mean ± sd 61.2 ± 132.4 41.8 ± 97.5 ns
Glomerular filtration rate (mL/min/1,73m2), mean ± sd 98.4 ± 25.7 80 ± 26.1 <0.001
Waist circunference (cm), mean ± sd 104 ± 9 106 ± 10 ns
Current smoking, n (%) 8 (9.4%) 5 (5.9%) ns
  1. Legend: p – significance level.