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Table 1 Various studies continue to support that endogenous androgen levels are inversely correlated with the progression of atherosclerosis.

From: The effects of endogenous and exogenous androgens on cardiovascular disease risk factors and progression

  Androgen effects in men Androgen effects in women
Coronary artery atherosclerosis Negative correlation [8, 27]  
Carotid artery atherosclerosis Negative correlation [12, 14, 2225] Negative correlation [7, 10, 1921]
Aorta atherosclerosis Negative correlation [13, 26] Positive correlation (largely diluted when adjusted for other cardiovascular risk factors) [13]
Peripheral vasculature atherosclerosis Negative correlation [24]