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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients

From: Carotid artery stenting in a single center, single operator, single type of device and 15 years of follow-up

Vascular risk factors Men (n = 296) Women (n = 48) Total (n = 344) p
Hypertension 69,6% 70,8% 69,8% 0,862 X2
PAD 27,7% 16,7% 26,2% 0,107 x2
Previous TIA 7,1% 4,2% 6,7% 0,754 F
Previous Stroke 10,1% 8,3% 9,9% >  0,999 F
Dyslipidemia 59,1% 64,6% 59,9% 0,474 x2
Smoking 41,6% 10,4% 37,2% <  0,001 x2
Alcohol 3,4% 0,0% 2,9% 0,368 F
DM 33,8% 25,0% 32,6% 0,228 x2
Obesity 18,9% 29,2% 20,3% 0,102x2
Arrhythmias 9,1% 18,8% 10,5% 0,043 x2
Ischemic heart disease 26,0% 14,6% 24,4% 0,087 x2
Cervical radiotherapy 2,4% 2,1% 2,3% >  0,999 F
  1. X2: Chi-squared test; F: Fisher’s exact tests