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Table 4 Independent predictors of significant extra cranial atherosclerosis ≥ 70%

From: Frequency and risk factors of carotid artery disease among ischemic stroke patients in the south Egypt: hospital-based study

Factor Odds ratio 95% CI* p-value
Age (≥ 60 years) 8.638 1.607–16.424 0.012
Sex (male) 1.167 0.454–1.822 0.142
DM 1.457 0.512–4.145 0.481
Hypertension 18.866 2.256–37.157 0.007
Ischemic heart disease 1.682 0.564–5.016 0.351
Dyslipidemia 5.783 1.620–19.651 0.007
Smoking 4.858 1.713–13.781 0.003
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. Bolding the numbers was used to draw the attention of the readers to the positive results, bold values are the independent predictors of the atherosclerosis