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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the adult and adolescent study populations according to gender (mean ± SD).

From: Age and gender specific normal values of left ventricular mass, volume and function for gradient echo magnetic resonance imaging: a cross sectional study

  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
  1. BMI = body mass index, BSA = body surface area,
  2. DBP = diastolic blood pressure, SBP = systolic blood pressure.