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Table 2 Comparison of SAA levels between AAD and control group, AAD and angina group stratified by cardiovascular risk factors

From: Serum amyloid a protein as a potential biomarker in predicting acute onset and association with in-hospital death in acute aortic dissection

Variables ControlAnginaAADP Value
SAA (mg/L)SAA (mg/L)SAA (mg/L)AAD vs ControlAAD vs angina
Age<60Yr0.418 ± 0.1130.661 ± 0.3334.436 ± 0.308< 0.0010.033
≥60Yr0.263 ± 0.0840.632 ± 0.3236.850 ± 2.535< 0.0010.023
Gendermale0.375 ± 0.0930.697 ± 0.2955.542 ± 1.456< 0.0010.014
female0.332 ± 0.1460.446 ± 0.2445.227 ± 0.444< 0.0010.032
BMI< 250.300 ± 0.0670.652 ± 0.3015.879 ± 1.496< 0.0010.017
≥250.652 ± 0.3160.630 ± 0.3644.369 ± 0.494< 0.0010.016
HypertensionYes0.445 ± 0.1640.808 ± 0.2044.892 ± 0.517< 0.0010.024
No0.319 ± 0.0850.535 ± 0.3426.397 ± 2.771< 0.0010.046
Smoking historyYes0.510 ± 0.2150.728 ± 0.3267.698 ± 2.990< 0.0010.006
No0.297 ± 0.0630.516 ± 0.2784.225 ± 0.344< 0.0010.030
DMYes0.232 ± 0.0930.566 ± 0.3568.157 ± 3.569< 0.0010.007
No0.385 ± 0.0930.677 ± 0.3114.314 ± 0.317< 0.0010.047
  1. Note, AAD acute aortic dissection, BMI body mass index, DM diabetes mellitus, SAA serum amyloid A