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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of study subjects

From: The comparison of the impact of arterial stiffness and central pressure on left ventricular geometry and diastolic function

Characteristic Value (n = 77)
Age, years 64.5 ± 10.8
Female sex, n (%) 52 (67.5)
Body mass index, kg/m2 25.0 ± 3.7
Cardiovascular risk factors, n (%)
 Hypertension 37 (48.1)
 Diabetes mellitus 15 (19.5)
 Dyslipidemia 28 (36.4)
 Cigarette smoking 20 (26.0)
Laboratory findings
 White blood cell count, per microliter 6,276 ± 1,772
 Hemoglobin, g/dL 13.6 ± 1.8
 Total cholesterol, mg/dL 174 ± 37
 LDL cholesterol, mg/dL 102 ± 34
 HDL cholesterol, mg/dL 52.9 ± 12.0
 Triglyceride, mg/dL 121 ± 76
 HbA1c, % 5.97 ± 0.98
 Glomerular filtration rate, mL/min/1.73m2 88.2 ± 20.5
 Glomerular filtration rate < 60 mL/min/1.73m2, n (%) 4 (5.2)
 C-reactive protein, mg/dL 0.35 ± 0.92
Concomitant medications, n (%)
 Calcium channel blocker 10 (13.0)
 Beta-blocker 13 (16.9)
 Angiotensin receptor blocker 6 (7.8)
 Statin 12 (15.6)