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Table 2 Mean value of ln(BNP) according to female gender, presence of renal failure, diabetes mellitus, and coronary artery by-pass surgery (CABG).

From: Relationship between B-type natriuretic peptide levels and echocardiographic indices of left ventricular filling pressures in post-cardiac surgery patients

  N (%) Mean (SD) p value
Female gender 41 (33) 5.76 (0.80)  
    0.032
Male gender 83 (67) 5.44 (0.79)  
Diabetes mellitus, yes 30 (24) 5.71 (0.77)  
0.197    
Diabetes mellitus, no 94 (76) 5.49 (0.81)  
Renal failure, yes 18 (15) 5.71 (0.96)  
0.358    
Renal failure, no 106 (85) 5.52 (0.78)  
CABG 67 (54) 5.61 (0.84)  
0.312    
Other cardiac surgery 57 (46) 5.47 (0.76)  
Total 124 (100) 5.55 (0.80)