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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Associations of 2D speckle tracking echocardiography-based right heart deformation parameters and invasively assessed hemodynamic measurements in patients with pulmonary hypertension

CharacteristicAll (n = 78)PH (n = 45)Non-PH (n = 33)p-value
Number of patients, n (%)7845 (57.7)33 (42.3) 
Age, years72.6 ± 12.875.1 ± 11.569.3 ± 13.90.049
Gender female/male, n (%)17 (22.0) / 61 (78.0)16 (35.6) / 29 (64.4)32 (97.0)/ 1 (3.0)0.001
BMI, kg/m226.0 (24.0–29.4)26.7 (24.0–29.5)24.9 (24.0–27.8)0.107
Heart rate, /min71.0 ± 12.372.6 ± 13.468.8 ± 10.20.181
SBP, mmHg137.0 (118.7–150.0)137.0 (116.0–149.0)137.0 (121.5–153.5)0.671
DBP, mmHg68.4 ± 12.368.9 ± 13.367.8 ± 11.10.693
AF, n (%)21 (26.9)16 (35.6)5 (15.2)0.045
Diabetes, n (%)23 (29.5)17 (37.8)6 (18.2)0.061
Arterial hypertension, n (%)56 (71.8)35 (77.8)21 (63.6)0.170
CAD, n (%)33 (42.3)24 (53.3)9 (27.3)0.021
Previous MI, n (%)13 (16.7)10 (22.2)3 (9.1)0.124
Previous CABG, n (%)7 (9.0)6 (13.3)1 (3.0)0.116
Previous TIA/stroke, n (%)5 (6.4)3 (6.7)2 (6.1)0.914
PAD, n (%)8 (10.3)6 (13.3)2 (6.1)0.296
Previous bAVR, n (%)4 (5.1)3 (6.7)1 (3.0)0.472
PM, n (%)14 (17.9)10 (22.2)4 (12.1)0.251
ICD, n (%)2 (2.6)2 (4.4)00.220
COPD, n (%)16 (20.5)13 (28.9)3 (9.1)0.032
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD, median with IQR or absolute numbers and respective percentages. AF, atrial fibrillation; BMI, body mass index; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; CAD, coronary artery disease; MI, myocardial infarction; CABG, coronary artery bypass grafting; TIA, transient ischemic attack; PAD, peripheral artery disease; bAVR, bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement; PM, pace maker; ICD, implantable cardioverter defibrillator; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.