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Table 1 Patient baseline characteristics

From: Early decrease in carotid plaque lipid content as assessed by magnetic resonance imaging during treatment of rosuvastatin

Characteristics Patients (n = 32)*
Age, mean (SD), y 60.8 ± 9.1
Male 25 (78.1%)
Body mass index, mean (SD) 24.5 ± 2.7
History of hypertension 25 (78.1%)
History of diabetes mellitus 10 (31.3%)
History of coronary heart disease 3 (9.4%)
History of cerebrovascular disease 10 (31.3%)
Current smoking 3 (9.4%)
Concomitant medications  
Aspirin 10 (31.3%)
Antihypertensive 25 (78.1%)
Hypoglycemic agents 10 (31.3%)
  1. *Data are expressed as number (%) unless otherwise specified.
  2. Calculated as weight (in kilograms) divided by the squared height (in meters).