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Table 1 Characteristics of the study subjects (Anthropometry)

From: Sequentially based analysis versus image based analysis of Intima Media Thickness in common carotid arteries studies - Do major IMT studies underestimate the true relations for cardio- and cerebrovascular risk?

Subjects Subjects
Number of subjects 2500
Age (years) 46.13 ± 5.6
Weight (kg) 73.7 ± 14.9
Height (cm) 174.6 ± 8.5
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 23.1 ± 4.5
Systolic (mmHg) 117.3 ± 14.7
Diastolic (mmHg) 82.9 ± 8.8
Cholesterol (mmol/l) 219.8 ± 40.1
Triglyceride (mmol/l) 172.6 ± 60.4
LDL (mg/dl) 127.4 ± 31.2
HDL (mg/dl) 59.1 ± 17.7
LDL:HDL (ratio) 2.3 ± 0.9
Smokers 688
Pack years 6.3 ± 3.2
Heart frequency rest (beats/min) 67.4 ± 13.3
Framingham CDH risk level 2.3 ± 1.7
  1. Characteristics of the study subjects, LDL = low density protein, HDL = high density protein.