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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Speckle tracking echocardiography-determined measures of global and regional left ventricular function correlate with functional capacity in patients with and without preserved ejection fraction

  Total Controls Group A Group B Group C  
Variable N = 68 N = 19 N = 7 N = 26 N = 16 P value*
Age (years) 42.7 (16) 30.1 (12.7) 36.9 (19) 47 (13) 53 (14) <0.001
Height (inches) 67 (4.3) 67 (3.4) 70 (4.8) 67 (4.3) 68 (4.7) 0.40
Weight (lbs) 167 (33) 151 (28) 158 (34) 170 (29) 182 (39) 0.10
SBP (mmHg) 123 (21) 120 (22) 122 (13) 122 (21) 127 (24) 0.54
DBP (mmHg) 76 (14) 74 (13.7) 75 (10.4) 74 (15) 82 (14) 0.22
Cr (mg/dL) 1.5 (2.2) 0.78 (0.2) 2.9 (4.3) 1.0 (0.5) 2.3 (3.3) 0.03
GFR (mL/min) 90 (41) 115 (35) 70 (41) 94 (37) 69 (39) 0.01
Male 60% 53% 71% 58% 69% 0.74
Caucasian 44% 50% 75% 36% 40% 0.23
Tobacco use 38% 21% 0% 50% 56% 0.02
Diabetic 12% 0% 0% 15% 25% 0.09
Hyperlipidemia 22% 5% 14% 19% 50% 0.02
DASI 38.6 (20) 58.2 (0) 58.2 (0) 37 (9.2) 9.9 (6) <0.001
EF (%) 51.4 (14) 60.4 (3) 51.7 (3) 52 (12) 39.8 (19) <0.001
e’ 8.5 (3) 10.4 (2.8) 10.8 (2.6) 7.7 (2.3) 6.5 (2.7) 0.001
E/e’ 13 (8.8) 9.7 (3.1) 8.4 (2.5) 12 (4.6) 20 (14.6) 0.004
GLS –15 (4.8) –18.0 (2.4) –17.5 (1.8) –14.5 (3.8) –10.3 (6.7) 0.016
GCS –17.7 (5.5) –21.4 (2.4) –19.2 (1.3) –17.9 (4.7) –13.4 (6.8) 0.003
GRS 21.1 (13) 30.0 (7.5) 35.0 (15) 20.7 (11.5) 10.7 (7.9) <0.001
  1. Continuous variables are presented as mean (standard deviation).
  2. Abbreviations: Cr creatinine, DBP diastolic blood pressure, E peak early left ventricular filling velocity, e' peak early mitral annular velocity, GFR glomerular filtration rate, SBP systolic blood pressure.
  3. *P value comparing all groups.