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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of 166 healthy participants.

From: The limited usefulness of real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography in obtaining normal reference ranges for right ventricular volumes

  Males
(n = 79)
Females
(n = 87)
P-values
Age group    
29–39 years, n 19 (24%) 20 (23%) NA
40–49 years, n 19 (24%) 26 (30%) NA
50–59 years, n 23 (29%) 23 (26%) NA
60–80 years, n 18 (23%) 18 (21%) NA
Height, m 182 168 <0.001
Weight, kg 83 69 <0.001
Body surface area, m2 2.05 ± 0.15 1.78 ± 0.14 <0.001
Body mass index, kg/m2 25.2 ± 2.8 24.4 ± 3.5 0.13
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg 127 124 0.26
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 79 76 0.012
Heart rate,/min 69 73 0.007
Haemoglobin, g/dL 14.9 ± 0.9 13.2 ± 0.9 <0.001
Total cholesterol, mmol/L 5.0 (4.6 -5.6) 5.0 (4.4–5.8) 0.63
High density lipoprotein, mmol/L 1.3 (1.1–1.4) 1.6 (1.4–1.8) <0.001
Glucose, mmol/L 5.1 (4.8–5.5) 4.9 (4.6–5.2) 0.001
HbA1C, % 5.3 (5.0–5.6) 5.3 (5.1–5.4) 0.31
Creatinine, μmol/L 80 (73–88) 65 (60–72) <0.001
Alanine aminotransferase, U/L 27 (21–35) 20 (16–23) <0.001
  1. Categorical data are presented as n (%). Continuous data are presented as mean ± standard deviation or median (25th–75th percentile).