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Table 2 Characteristics for the study population

From: MicroRNA-214 modulates the senescence of vascular smooth muscle cells in carotid artery stenosis

Characteristics High LDL-C case (n = 8)
(> 100 mg/dL)
Low LDL-C case (n = 9)
(< 100 mg/dL)
P-value
Age (years) 66.6 ± 7.3 72.0 ± 11 0.29
Male/female (n/n) 6/2 7/2 > 0.05
Diabetes mellitus, n (%) 1 (0.1%) 2 (0.2%) 0.63
Hypertension, n (%) 6 (0.8%) 8 (0.9%) 0.48
Total cholesterol 223.5 ± 52.7 129.0 ± 23.9 < 0.001
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 116.4 ± 40.4 101.4 ± 40.1 0.47
LDL- C (mg/dL) 148.8 ± 48.5 64.0 ± 17.4 < 0.001
HDL-C (mg/dL) 51.4 ± 8.8 41.1 ± 6.1 < 0.05
Fasting glucose (mmol/L) 110.9 ± 34.7 110.7 ± 23.3 0.99
HbA1c 6.5 ± 0.9 6.1 ± 0.8 0.33
  1. Mean ± standard deviation. LDL- C low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, HDL-C low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol. P, comparison between patients with low LDL-C