Table 1

Clinical and anthropometric variables in 30 subjects
Variables Female (n = 15) Male (n = 15) Total (n = 30) P value
Age (years ± SD) 36.9 ± 16.5 43.9 ± 13.0 40.4 ± 15.0 0.30
Past history
 Hypertension 2(6.7%) 4(13.3%) 6(20%) 0.67
 Diabetes 1(3.3%) 0(0%) 1(3.3%) 0.173
 Dyslipidaemia 0 0 0
 Smoking 0 0 0
Height (cm ± SD) 159.1 ± 8.3 169.7 ± 4.6 164.4 ± 8.5 <0.001*
WC (cm ± SD) 50.3 ± 20.1 50.6 ± 14.1 50.4 ± 17.1 0.96
AWT (cm ± SD) 3.7 ± 2.3 2.6 ± 1.7 3.2 ± 2.1 0.10

WC (Waist circumference); AWT (Abdominal wall thickness);*Statistically significant p value.

Erete et al.

Erete et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2012 12:106   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-12-106

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