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Table 2 Demographic information of post-RT NPC patients

From: Association between genetic polymorphisms and carotid atherosclerosis in patients treated with radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Parameters Total n = 128
Age, years 55.2 ± 8.8
Gender (female/male), n 42/86
Chemotherapy, n (%) 63 (49.2%)
Radiation dose, Gy 66.82 ± 3.20
Post-RT duration, years 12.6 ± 6.0
Hypercholesterolemia, n (%) 39 (30.5%)
Hypertension, n (%) 35 (27.3%)
Diabetes mellitus, n (%) 14 (10.9%)
Current smoker, n (%) 5 (3.9%)
Coronary heart disease, n (%) 5 (3.9%)
Stroke or transient ischemia attack, n (%) 7 (5.5%)
Presence of carotid plaque, n (%) 114 (89.1%)
Carotid plaque score 1.41 ± 1.37