Table 4

Comparison of Clinical Profile of Subjects With 2- or 1-Feature Positive Plaques in Whom ACS Did and Did Not Develop

ACS n = 11 (15%)No ACS n = 61 (85%)p Value
Age, yrs66.3 ± 8.265.8 ± 9.50.84
Male11 (100%)51 (83.6%)0.34
Hypertension8 (62.5%)31 (50.8%)0.21
Hyperlipidemia9 (75.0%)36 (59.0%)0.19
Diabetes mellitus2 (25.0%)18 (29.5%)0.72
Smoking4 (25.0%)19 (31.1%)0.74
Obesity (BMI >25 kg/m2)1 (12.5%)8 (13.1%)0.99
Previous MI8 (72.7%)32 (52.5%)0.33
Previous PCI8 (72.7%)32 (52.5%)0.33
Statin use after CTA6 (62.5%)41 (67.2%)0.50

CTA = computed tomography angiography; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; other abbreviations as in Table 2.

  • Current versus former and never.