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Table 2 Serum MMP9 levels in age, gender, risk factors and maximal aortic diameter

From: Serum matrix metalloproteinase-9 is a valuable biomarker for identification of abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysm: a case-control study

  Control   AAA   TAA P # P * P
MMP9(ng/ml) P MMP9(ng/ml) P MMP9(ng/ml) P
Total   258.79 ± 133.00     333.45 ± 138.57    385.17 ± 109.23   <0.001 <0.001 0.015
Age <65y(60) 200.78 ± 139.20 <0.001 <65y(47) 299.44 ± 160.84 0.029 <65y(52) 378.63 ± 96.80 0.464 0.004 <0.001 0.013
  ≥65y(52) 325.73 ± 86.94   ≥65y(58) 361.01 ± 111.50   ≥65y(27) 397.77 ± 131.00   0.087 0.005 0.143
Gender male(83) 260.57 ± 135.13 0.812 male(78) 328.11 ± 144.39 0.505 male(55) 390.09 ± 110.19 0.548 0.008 <0.001 0.017
  female(29) 253.69 ± 128.88   female(27) 348.88 ± 121.38   female(24) 373.90 ± 108.47   0.004 0.001 0.462
Hypertension Yes(46) 291.13 ± 114.98 0.026 Yes(64) 362.45 ± 140.89 0.007 Yes(53) 405.44 ± 91.35 0.038 0.013 <0.001 0.141
  No(66) 236.25 ± 140.71   No(41) 288.17 ± 123.34   No(26) 343.87 ± 131.23   0.053 0.001 0.099
Diabetes Yes(14) 308.00 ± 110.55 0.11 Yes(23) 316.37 ± 153.51 0.506 Yes(33) 379.07 ± 124.77 0.677 0.997 0.177 0.301
  No(98) 251.76 ± 134.93   No(82) 338.24 ± 134.72   No(46) 389.55 ± 97.79   <0.001 <0.001 0.043
Hyperlipidemia Yes(26) 273.10 ± 128.94 0.494 Yes(23) 359.34 ± 151.80 0.313 Yes(16) 402.51 ± 100.01 0.481 0.099 0.002 0.644
  No(86) 253.56 ± 134.85   No(82) 326.19 ± 134.73   No(63) 380.77 ± 111.77   0.002 <0.001 0.026
Max. aortic diameter NA <5.5(60) 334.62 ± 131.26 0.923 <5.5(55) 371.19 ± 112.91 0.085 0.114
NA   ≥5.5(45) 331.89 ± 149.26   ≥5.5(24) 417.22 ± 94.82   0.005
  1. AAA abdominal aortic aneurysm, TAA thoracic aortic aneurysm
  2. P#: AAA vs. Control, P*: TAA vs. Control, P: TAA vs. AAA