Table 3

Plaque volumes (in mm3) between study groups at baseline

Unadjusted associationsAdjusted associations*
SLE group
(n=72)
Mean estimate
(95% CI)
Control group (n=100)
Mean estimate
(95% CI)
P valueSLE group
(n=72)
Mean estimate
(95% CI)
Control group (n=100)
Mean estimate
(95% CI)
P value
Total plaque volume1483.5
(1381.7 to 1585.3)
477.4
(391.0 to 563.9)
<0.00011695.3
(1521.6 to 1868.9)
359.6
(211.7 to 507.6)
<0.0001
Calcified plaque volume9.8
(−49.6 to 69.1)
280.6 (230.3 to 330.9)<0.000164.9
(−45.8 to 175.6)
224.1
(129.9 to 318.4)
0.0264
NCP volume1473.8
(1392.2 to 1555.3)
196.8
(127.8 to 266.0)
<0.00011630.4
(1494.1 to 1766.7)
135.5
(19.4 to 251.6)
<0.0001
  • *Adjusted for sex, ethnicity, diabetes, statin use at baseline and age at baseline.

  • NCP, non-calcified plaque; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus.