Clinical characteristics of study population by plaque Lp-PLA<sub>2</sub>.<sup>a</sup>

<p><i>Abbreviations:</i> Lp-PLA<sub>2</sub>, Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2; CAD, Coronary Artery Disease.</p>a<p>Values expressed are for plaque Lp-PLA<sub>2</sub> grade of ≥1 as the results were the same for any grade ≥1.</p>b<p><i>P</i> values were generated by chi-square test except for age, where t-test was used for comparison.</p>