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Table 4 Age-specific percentiles for the E/A and E/e' ratio in the reference groups

From: Prevalence of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in European populations based on cross-validated diagnostic thresholds

Age group (years) FLEMENGHO (n = 338) EPOGH (n = 185) All subjects* (n = 523) 95% CI for the age-specific percentiles Rounded limits
Transmitral E/A 2.5 percentile     
< 30 1.23 1.23 1.23 1.17 to 1.31 1.20
30-39 1.15 0.98 1.04 0.98 to 1.15 1.00
40-49 0.88 0.95 0.91 0.87 to 0.95 0.90
50-59 0.76 0.78 0.78 0.75 to 0.84 0.80
≥ 60 0.67 0.67 0.67 0.66 to 0.74 0.70
  97.5 percentile     
< 30 3.22 3.25 3.18 2.87 to 3.25 3.20
30-39 2.82 2.55 2.62 2.39 to 2.93 2.60
40-49 2.36 2.05 2.22 2.04 to 2.51 2.20
50-59 1.61 1.72 1.63 1.55 to 1.72 1.60
≥ 60 1.55 1.28 1.48 1.28 to 1.55 1.50
E/e' 97.5 percentile     
< 30 7.66 7.80 7.66 6.98 to 8.17 8.00
30-39 7.47 8.24 7.47 7.04 to 8.56 8.00
40-49 8.85 8.15 8.52 7.64 to 8.85 8.50
50-59 8.84 8.83 8.84 8.60 to 9.62 9.00
≥ 60 8.99 8.73 8.99 8.73 to 9.00 9.00
  1. * The average of the 2.5 and 97.5 percentiles obtained in the FLEMENGHO and EPOGH cohorts