Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the adult and adolescent study populations according to gender (mean ± SD).

Adults

Adolescents


Male

Female

p

Male

Female

p


Number

41

35

9

11


Age (years)

45 ± 16

46 ± 17

0.70

13 ± 2

12 ± 1

0.22


Height (m)

1.81 ± 0.07

1.68 ± 0.06

<0.001

1.63 ± 0.13

1.59 ± 0.08

0.46


Weight (kg)

80 ± 10

64 ± 10

<0.001

55 ± 14

50 ± 6

0.33


BSA (m2)

2.01 ± 0.15

1.73 ± 0.15

<0.001

1.56 ± 0.26

1.48 ± 0.13

0.38


BMI (kg/m2)

24.4 ± 2.3

22.7 ± 2.9

0.006

20.2 ± 2.6

19.7 ± 1.9

0.58


SBP (mmHg)

123 ± 9

123 ± 11

0.84

108 ± 10

108 ± 9

0.97


DBP (mmHg)

74 ± 7

72 ± 8

0.36

61 ± 3

61 ± 8

0.85


BMI = body mass index, BSA = body surface area,

DBP = diastolic blood pressure, SBP = systolic blood pressure.

Cain et al. BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2342-9-2

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