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Table 2 Echocardiographic data in study patients

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
IVS ≥ 12 mm 123 (60) 66 (61) 63 (41) 51 (56)*
PW ≥ 12 mm 36 (17) 17 (16) 13(8) 12 (13)
Increased LVMI 55 (27) 21 (19) 53 (35) 45 (49)*
LA ≥ 40 mm 100 (49) 60 (56) 42 (27) 40 (44)**
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001; IVS = interventricular septum, PW = posterior wall, LVMI = LV mass index >I 10 (female) and >134 gr/m2(male); LA = left atrial diameter; T2DM – type 2 diabetes mellitus. Data are number (%) of patients.