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Table 3 General characteristics

From: Tissue Doppler Imaging can be useful to distinguish pathological from physiological left ventricular hypertrophy: a study in master athletes and mild hypertensive subjects

Parameters Athletes Hypertensives p
Age 50.3 ± 10.0 51.7 ± 7.9 NS
Height 175 ± 6.32 172 ± 5.72 NS
Weight 75.5 ± 10.82 78.6 ± 2.99 NS
SBP 128 ± 5.13 134 ± 16.34 NS
DBP 76.81 ± 7.83 81.36 ± 8.09 NS
HR 60 ± 10 70 ± 5 NS
  1. BP = blood pressure, HR = heart rate, SBP = systolic blood pressure, DBP = diastolic blood pressure.