Table 6

Correlation between the Coronary Artery Calcification Score (CACS) and the presence of carotid plaques in 95 patients with rheumatoid arthritis

CACSCarotid plaques
No
n (%)
Yes
n (%)
017/40 (42.5)23/40 (57.5)
1–1009/38 (23.7)29/38 (76.3)
101–4000/9 (0.0)9/9 (100.0)
>4000/8 (0.0)8/8 (100.0)
≥19/55 (16.4)46/55 (83.6)
  • Goodman–Kruskal γ test=0.6375; p<0.001.