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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the study subjects

From: Serum levels of matrix metalloproteinase 9 and toll-like receptor 4 in acute aortic dissection: a case-control study

Variables Control(n = 88) AAD(n = 88) Type A(n = 47) Type B(n = 41)
Age, years 58.6 ± 12.1 56.7 ± 12.4 56.3 ± 10.7 57.2 ± 14.1
Males, n (%) 65(73.9%) 64(72.7%) 36(76.6%) 28(68.3%)
Smoking, n (%) 35(40.0%) 33(37.5%) 17(36.2%) 16(39.0%)
Drinking, n (%) 37(42.0%) 31(35.2%) 18(38.3%) 13(31.7%)
BMI, kg/m2 25.51 ± 3.25 25.38 ± 5.69 24.91 ± 6.72 25.94 ± 4.18
Heart rate, bmp 73.91 ± 9.68 78.51 ± 14.42* 78.09 ± 15.60* 78.97 ± 13.15*
WBC, 109/L 5.79 ± 1.85 11.51 ± 4.48* 12.33 ± 4.45* 10.58 ± 4.39*
Hb, g/L 150.81 ± 13.19 132.49 ± 20.93* 132.13 ± 20.34* 132.90 ± 21.83*
Hypertension, n (%) 40(45.5%) 64(72.7%)* 34(72.3%)* 30(73.2%)*
Diabetes, n (%) 11(12.5%) 31(35.2%)* 18(38.3%)* 13(31.7%)*
Hyperlipidemia, n (%) 23(26.1%) 22(25.0%) 12(25.5%) 10(24.4%)
Creatinine, umol/L 66.10 ± 13.55 77.96 ± 22.99* 92.48 ± 35.91* 69.83 ± 18.38#
Hcy, umol/L 10.91 ± 3.31 15.69 ± 7.33* 15.36 ± 11.10* 15.79 ± 6.15*
CRP, mg/L 75.58 ± 54.37 79.03 ± 55.17 71.69 ± 53.89
D-dimer, ug/ml 7.13 ± 6.88 8.98 ± 7.74 5.38 ± 5.50#
  1. *p < 0.05 vs. control, #p < 0.05 vs. Type A