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Table 1 Study subject baseline characteristics

From: One, two and three-dimensional ultrasound measurements of carotid atherosclerosis before and after cardiac rehabilitation: preliminary results of a randomized controlled trial

  All evaluated Evaluated by group
  Group A Group B p
  n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD)  
Age year (±SD) 39 65 (10) 19 64 (10) 20 66 (11) 1.00
BMI kg/m2 (±SD) 39 28 (4) 19 29 (4) 20 26 (4) 0.07
TC mmol/L (±SD) 39 4.24 (1.23) 19 4.10 (1.13) 20 4.37 (1.33) 1.00
HDL mmol/L (±SD) 39 1.34 (0.46) 19 1.29 (0.35) 20 1.38 (0.55) 1.00
LDL mmol/L (±SD) 39 2.28 (0.97) 19 2.21 (0.95) 20 2.35 (1.00) 1.00
TG mmol/L (±SD) 39 1.35 (0.67) 19 1.29 (0.52) 20 1.41 (0.79) 1.00
SBP mmHg (±SD) 39 125 (13) 19 124 (14) 20 125 (11) 0.99
DBP mmHg (±SD) 39 74 (10) 19 77 (10) 20 71 (10) 0.41
IMT mm (±SD) 36 0.762 (0.133) 17 0.785 (0.121) 19 0.742 (0.142) 1.00
TPA cm2 (±SD) 36 1.12 (1.25) 19 1.05 (1.64) 17 1.19 (0.64) 1.00
TPV mm3 (±SD) 32 100 (101) 14 55 (60) 18 137 (115) 0.20
VWV mm3 (±SD) 29 929 (193) 13 972 (234) 16 894 (152) 1.00
  1. BMI = body mass index; TC = total cholesterol; HDL = high density lipoprotein; LD = low density lipoprotein; TG = triglycerides; SBP = systolic blood pressure; DBP = diastolic blood pressure; IMT = intima-media thickness; TPA = total plaque area; TPV = total plaque volume; VWV = vessel wall volume.