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Table 5 Relation between epicardial fat volume and plaque types (n = 120)

From: Relationship between epicardial fat volume measured by multi-detector computed tomography and coronary artery disease

  N Epicardial fat volume T p
Min.–Max Mean ± SD Median
Plaque
 No plaques 22 53.0–212.0 112.0 ± 41.58 112.0 4.939* < 0.001*
 Yes 98 89.0–270.0 160.3 ± 42.32 158.0   
Soft plaques
 No 67 53.0–270.0 141.6 ± 46.69 141.0 2.602* 0.010*
 Yes 53 89.0–264.0 163.1 ± 42.91 162.0   
Mixed plaques
 No 50 53.0–270.0 134.9 ± 51.74 123.5 3.393* 0.001*
 Yes 70 89.0–247.0 162.7 ± 38.0 159.5   
Calcified plaques
 No 74 53.0–230.0 138.2 ± 40.87 139.0 4.123*  < 0.001*
 Yes 46 90.0–270.0 171.8 ± 47.04 166.0   
Vulnerable plaques
 No 110 53.0–270.0 149.3 ± 46.08 144.5 1.374 0.172
 Yes 10 89.0–230.0 170.2 ± 44.61 173.0   
  1. t: Student t-test; p: p value for comparing between epicardial fat volume and plaque types
  2. *Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05