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Table 1 Clinical features of patients with abnormal (G1) and normal (G2) exercise echocardiography

From: Prognostic value of exercise echocardiography in diabetic patients

VARIABLES G1 (n = 92) G2 (n = 101) P
Males (%) 44 (47.8%) 53 (52.5%) 0.52
Age (Years) 60.4 ± 9.5 59.3 ± 9.1 0.42
Systemic Hypertension (%) 81 (88%) 90 (89.1%) 0.82
Fasting Plasma Glucose 143.0 ± 44.1 149.2 ± 42.6 0.83
Total Cholesterol 187.0 ± 47.8 191.6 ± 45.5 0.95
HDL-Cholesterol 50.7 ± 16.8 48.3 ± 13.0 0.55
LDL-Cholesterol 109.5 ± 46.8 110.1 ± 40.3 0.7
Triglycerides 163.2 ± 142.8 173.9 ± 83.2 0.43
Cigarette Smoking (%) 22 (23.9%) 19 (18.8%) 0.39
Sedentary (%) 45 (48.9%) 45 (44.6%) 0.54
BMI 27.9 ± 4.2 28.9 ± 3.8 0.11
Family History of IHD (%) 38 (41.3%) 34 (33.7%) 0.27
Alcoholism (%) 40 (43.5%) 45 (44.6%) 0.88
Insulin Therapy (%) 32 (34.8%) 20 (19.8%) 0.02
Oral Hypoglycemic Agents (%) 68 (73.9%) 83 (82.2%) 0.16
Beta Blocker Therapy (%) 43 (47.8%) 29 (29.3%) 0.009
Nitrates Therapy (%) 33 (36.7%) 6 (6.1%) <0.001
Ca++Channel Blocker Therapy (%) 33 (36.7%) 30 (30.3%) 0.35
  1. BMI = Body Mass Index
  2. IHD = Ischemic heart disease