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Table 1 Characteristics of two age groups

From: Ultrasound assessment of tensile stress in carotid arteries of healthy human subjects with varying age

VariableGroup A
(n = 23)
Group B
(n = 22)
t /χ2P
Gender (F/M)11/1211/110.0230.879
Height, cm162.9 ± 7.1167.5 ± 7.9−2.3010.025
Weight, kg68.3 ± 17.366.7 ± 15.60.3480.729
Body mass index, kg/m225.8 ± 7.423.5 ± 4.11.4440.154
SBP, mmHg139.6 ± 11.1125.7 ± 9.15.102<0.001
DBP, mmHg87.9 ± 7.279.7 ± 6.14.607<0.001
Glucose, m mol/L6.1 ± 1.615.2 ± 1.211.0010.327
Total cholesterol, mmol /L4.6 ± 1.114.4 ± 0.810.7630.456
Triglycerides, mmol/L1.7 ± 1.311.2 ± 0.811.120.275
Low-density lipoprotein, mmol/L2.9 ± 1.012.7 ± 0.810.770.433
Diabetes mellitus (n)310.1560.693
Hypertension (n)530.0440.833
  1. 1 mmHg =0.133 kPa