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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the Takayasu’s arteritis patients and controls

From: Endothelial progenitor cells and vascular endothelial growth factor in patients with Takayasu’s arteritis

Variables Takayasu’s arteritis patients (30) Controls (30) p
mean age (years) (32.5 (15.3) 30.0 (5.3) 0.646
mean time of diagnosis (years) 8.3 ± 6.5 _  
Skin color White:18 (60%)
Not White:12 (40%)
White: 20 (66%)
Not White: 10 (34%)
0,592
patients with disease activity 9 _  
obesity (BMI > 30) 8 (27%) 1 (3%) 0,01
Hypertension 23 (76%) 2 (6%) 0,001
dyslipidemia 18 (60%) 4 (13%) 0,001
  1. BMI Body Mass Index