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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the studied population categorised into 3 subgroups, shown as mean ± SD

From: Left ventricular torsional dynamics post exercise for LV diastolic function assessment

Group All patients (n = 88) 1 (n = 28) 2 (n = 30) 3 (n = 30) p value
Predicted exercise capacity Predicted exercise capacity Predicted exercise capacity
≤100% 101-125% ≥126%
Age (yrs) 60 ± 12 58 ± 13 62 ± 11 60 ± 11 p=0.4
Males/Females 46/42 14/14 14/16 18/12 p=0.6
History of hypertension 39 18 14 7 p<0.01
History of diabetes mellitus 23 11 5 7 p<0.01
Weight (kg) 78 ± 17 81 ± 18 81 ± 21 74 ± 13 p=0.5
Height (m) 1.65 ± 0.1 1.63 ± 0.1 1.63 ± 0.1 1.6 ± 0.1 p=0.8
BMI (kg/m2) 29 ± 5.8 29 ± 6.2 32 ± 6.6 26 ± 2.6 p=0.1
METS achieved 8.9 ± 2.9 6.2 ± 2.4 9.3 ± 2 11.3 ± 1.8 p<0.000