Table 1

Baseline Characteristics (N = 21)

    Mean (SD) or n (%)


Age, years

50.9 (10.5)


BMI

29.3 (5.4)


Ambulatory BP, mm Hg

Systolic

137.6 (7.7)

Diastolic

81.8 (6.3)


Baseline FMD

FMD %

4.3 (2.8)

Δ BAD, mm

0.15 (0.09)


Race

White

15 (71.4%)

Black

6 (28.6%)


Gender

Male

9 (42.8%)

Female

12 (57.2%)


Marital Status

Single

10 (47.7%)

Married

11 (52.3%)


Self-reported Health Status

Excellent, Very Good, Good

21 (100%)

Fair or Poor

0


BMI - body mass index, BP - blood pressure, FMD - flow mediated dilation, BAD - brachial artery diameter

Asher et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:26   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-26

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