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Table 3 Ratio comparisons between mean carotid measures of Morquio A patients, non-Morquio MPS patients (“Other MPS”), and pediatric control groups adjusted for sex, age, and height

From: Abnormally increased carotid intima media-thickness and elasticity in patients with Morquio A disease

Vascular MeasureCovariateRatio (95% CI)P-value
 Control vs. Morquio A0.80 (0.76, 0.84)< 0.001
 Other MPS vs. Morquio A1.00 (0.95, 1.05)0.956
cIMT (mm)Female (vs. Male)0.98 (0.97, 1.00)0.038
 Age (per 10 yr)1.03 (0.99, 1.06)0.114
 Height (per 10 cm)1.00 (0.99, 1.01)0.931
 Control vs. Morquio A1.07 (0.88, 1.30)0.521
 Other MPS vs. Morquio A1.02 (0.80, 1.30)0.875
cCSD (%)Female (vs. Male)1.01 (0.97, 1.05)0.668
 Age (per 10 yr)0.71 (0.64, 0.79)< 0.001
 Height (per 10 cm)1.04 (1.02, 1.06)< 0.001
 Control vs. Morquio A0.70 (0.57, 0.87)< 0.001
cCSC1Other MPS vs. Morquio A0.61 (0.47, 0.79)< 0.001
(mm2 · mm Hg−1)Female (vs. Male)0.95 (0.90, 1.00)0.045
 Age (per 10 yr)0.83 (0.74, 0.93)0.001
 Height (per 10 cm)1.01 (0.98, 1.04)0.502
 Control vs. Morquio A1.50 (1.15, 1.96)0.003
 Other MPS vs. Morquio A2.18 (1.63, 2.92)< 0.001
cIEM (mm Hg)Female (vs. Male)0.95 (0.90, 1.01)0.121
 Age (per 10 yr)1.48 (1.30, 1.70)< 0.001
 Height (per 10 cm)0.99 (0.95, 1.02)0.364
  1. Ratios less than 1.00 indicate the first comparator is less than the second comparator; ratios greater than 1.00 indicate the first comparator is greater than the second comparator. Significant comparisons are highlighted in bold