Table 4

Mean (SD) of low-attenuation non-calcified plaque at baseline, in each cohort, by age and sex

SexAgeLow-attenuation non-calcified plaque
SLEControls P value
nMean (SD)nMean (SD)
AllAll66457.92 (207.53)10042.19 (52.30)<0.0001
Female<4519393.63 (119.18)0– (–)
45–5933450.52 (150.37)353.37 (31.6)<0.0001
60+5695.2 (570.58)2121.58 (25.59)0.0576
Male<453412.33 (216.58)251.15 (72.34)0.1176
45–595516.4 (76.83)2246.84 (57.8)<0.0001
60+1582 (–)5247.56 (57.54)
  • SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus.