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Table 1 Characteristics of study population

From: Early markers of right heart involvement in regular smokers by Pocket Size Imaging Device

Variable Controls n = 51 Regular Smokers n = 153 P
Sex (M/F) 24/27 80/71 NS
Age (years) 56.0 ± 7.8 55.5 ± 8.7 NS
BMI (Kg/m2) 26.7 ± 4.2 26.7 ± 3.9 NS
Systolic BP (mm Hg) 131.1 ± 14.1 132.5 ± 19.3 NS
Diastolic BP (mm Hg) 79.2 ± 10.1 79.0 ± 10.0 NS
Heart rate (bpm) 70.7 ± 8.9 70.9 ± 10.2 NS
Hypertension (%, n) 50.9 (26) 49.7 (76) NS
Obesity (%, n) 15.7 (8) 17.0 (26) NS
Diabetes (%, n) 13.7 (7) 13.1 (20) NS
Dyslipidemia (%, n) 37.3 (19) 37.9 (58) NS
  1. BMI = Body mass index, BP = Blood pressure