TABLE 1

Characteristics of Study Population (n = 51)

CharacteristicCT-positivePET-positivePET-positive/CT-positivePET-positive/CT-negativeTotal population
Subjects42 (82.4)51 (100)42 (82.4)9 (17.6)51 (100)
Age (y)
 Mean ± SD64.9 ± 11.859.5 ± 16.264.9 ± 11.834.6 ± 8.859.5 ± 16.2
 Range26.8–85.022.7–85.026.8–85.022.7–50.422.7–85.0
Of at-risk age31 (73.8)39 (76.5)31 (73.8)8 (88.9)39 (76.5)
Male sex32 (76.2)39 (76.5)32 (76.2)7 (77.8)39 (76.5)
Cardiovascular risk factors
 Hypertension29 (69.0)32 (62.7)29 (69.0)3 (33.0)32 (62.7)
 Hypercholesterolemia21 (50.0)22 (43.1)21 (50.0)1 (11.0)22 (43.1)
 Diabetes mellitus9 (21.4)10 (19.6)9 (21.4)1 (11.0)10 (19.6)
 History of smoking33 (78.6)38 (74.5)33 (78.6)5 (55.6)38 (74.5)
 Prior vascular event11 (26.2)11 (21.6)11 (26.2)0 (0.0)11 (21.6)
Statin medication16 (38.1)17 (33.3)16 (38.1)1 (11.0)17 (33.3)
  • Qualitative data are expressed as numbers followed by percentages in parentheses; continuous data are expressed as mean ± SD.