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Table 3 Prevalence of subclinical atherosclerosisa by age and sex difference

From: Clinical implications of carotid artery intima media thickness assessment on cardiovascular risk stratification in hyperlipidemic Korean adults with diabetes: the ALTO study

Age (years) Total (%) Men (%) Women (%)
<40 12/19 (63.2) 8/12 (66.7) 4/7 (57.1)
40–49 34/60 (56.7) 24/39 (61.5) 10/21 (47.6)
50–59 79/114 (69.3) 42/60 (70.0) 37/54 (68.5)
60–69 84/105 (80.0) 39/44 (88.6) 45/61 (73.8)
≥70 49/57 (86.0) 20/23 (87.0) 29/34 (85.3)
Total 258/355 (72.7) 133/178 (74.7) 125/177 (70.6)
  1. aSubclinical atherosclerosis is defined as more than the average age- and sex-matched mean cIMT or the presence of carotid plaque
  2. cIMT, carotid intima media thickness