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Table 5 Comparison of the prevalence of BA plaque between multi-bending and oligo-bending groups

From: Association between the vertebrobasilar artery geometry and basilar artery plaques determined by high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging

  BA plaque ( +) (N = 86) BA plaque (−) (N = 204) p
Walking (49)    0.003
 Multi-bending 20 (71.43%) 8 (28.57%)  
 Oligo-bending 6 (28.57%) 15 (71.43%)  
Tuning Fork (73)    1.000
 Multi-bending 0 4  
 Oligo-bending 11 (15.94%) 58( 84.06%)  
Lambda (144)    0.018
 Multi-bending 19 (40.43%) 28 (59.57%)  
 Oligo-bending 21 (21.65%) 76 (78.35%)  
No confluence (24)   
 Multi-bending 0 0  
 Oligo-bending 9 15  
  1. Values are presented as number (%)
  2. BA basilar artery, VA vertebral artery