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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population: number (%) or mean ± standard deviation

From: Increased prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive women with type 2 diabetes mellitus

  MEN WOMEN
Variables Non DM T2DM Non DM T2DM
  n = 206 n = 108 n = 154 n = 92
Age (years) 65.8 ± 6.2 65.9 ± 5.6 60.0 ± 6.9 61.0 ± 6.2
Weight (kg) 80.7 ± 13 82.3 ± 13.2 76.0 ± 12.4 76.7 ± 13.2
HTN duration 10.7 ± 8.8 10.7 ± 8.7 12.3 ± 9.4 14.8.0 ± 9.4
Prevalent CAD 49 (25) 22 (21) 13 (8) 11 (12)
Current smokers 50 (25) 14 (13) 18 (11) 8 (9)
SBP (mm Hg) 170 ± 21 174 ± 19 170 ± 18 173.6 ± 23
DBP (mm Hg) 95.2 ± 12 95 ± 9.8 94.8 ± 9.6 92.1 ± 11.3
LVMI (g/m2) 119.4 ± 30 116.5 ± 26 105.6 ± 24 112.5 ± 29*
  1. SBP, DBP – systolic and diastolic blood pressures on inclusion; CAD – coronary artery disease; HTN duration-duration of hypertension (years); T2DM – type 2 diabetes mellitus; * p < 0.05.