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Table 3 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study subjects according to sex-specific tertiles of FIB

From: Sex-related differences in the association between plasma fibrinogen and non-calcified or mixed coronary atherosclerotic plaques

Variables Male Female
< 2.72 (n = 69) 2.72–3.23 (n = 68) > 3.23 (n = 68) P < 3.05 (n = 41) 3.05–3.58 (n = 42) > 3.58 (n = 41) P
Age (years) 56.4 ± 11.1 55.5 ± 9.6 56.9 ± 10.0 0.731 55.08 ± 11.8 59.6 ± 8.4 63.3 ± 9.3 0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 25.5 ± 2.9 26.4 ± 3.6 26.7 ± 4.5 0.140 23.6 ± 3.5 24.4 ± 3.4 25.6 ± 2.8 0.029
Hypertension, n (%) 38 (55.1%) 42 (61.8%) 47 (69.1%) 0.238 15 (36.6%) 21 (50.0%) 30 (73.2%) 0.004
Diabetes, n (%) 16 (23.2%) 21 (30.9%) 19 (27.9%) 0.594 7 (17.1%) 10 (23.8%) 9 (22.0%) 0.739
Dyslipidemia, n (%) 56 (81.2%) 51 (75.0%) 57 (83.8%) 0.419 23 (56.1%) 26 (61.9%) 34 (82.9%) 0.025
TC (mmol/L) 4.32 ± 1.15 4.63 ± 0.99 4.49 ± 1.20 0.272 5.03 ± 1.96 5.02 ± 1.03 4.91 ± 1.30 0.916
TG (mmol/L) 1.48 (1.00, 2.13) 1.83 (1.37, 2.49) 1.44 (1.06, 2.08) 0.012 1.46 (0.85, 2.15) 1.50 (1.05, 2.55) 1.61 (1.17, 2.16) 0.463
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.13 ± 0.31 1.06 ± 0.27 1.09 ± 0.27 0.316 1.33 ± 0.39 1.31 ± 0.32 1.19 ± 0.32 0.132
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.58 ± 0.95 2.81 ± 0.85 2.76 ± 0.98 0.323 2.89 ± 0.80 3.06 ± 0.80 2.99 ± 1.00 0.682
hsCRP (mg/L) 0.72 (0.47, 1.11) 1.68 (0.85, 3.04) 2.4 (1.33, 3.04) < 0.001 0.79 (0.40, 1.51) 1.12 (0.74, 1.85) 3.01 (1.66, 5.16) < 0.001
CCTA data, n (%)
NP 12 (17.4%) 14 (20.6%) 13 (19.1%) 0.892 21 (51.2%) 11 (26.2%) 8 (19.5%) 0.005
CP 25 (36.3%) 29 (42.6%) 20 (29.4%) 0.275 15 (36.6%) 20 (47.6%) 11 (26.8%) 0.146
NCP/MP 32 (46.4%) 25 (36.8%) 35 (51.5%) 0.216 5 (12.2%) 11 (26.2%) 22 (53.7%) < 0.001