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Table 1 Characteristics

From: Greater glucagon-like peptide-1 responses to oral glucose are associated with lower central and peripheral blood pressures

Characteristics Median IQR or n (%)
Age (years) 65.5 (59.8; 70.7)
Women, n (%) 399 (47.7)
BMI (kg/m2) 26.1 (23.4; 28.5)
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l) 5.9 (5.5; 6.3)
HbA1c (%) 5.6 (5.4; 5.8)
Fasting serum insulin (pmol/l) 34.0 (23.0; 51.0)
Fasting GLP-1 (pmol/l) 12.0 (8.0; 15.0)
Pulse wave velocity (m/s) 7.6 (6.6; 8.9)
Central systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 120.5 (110.3; 132.3)
Central diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 78.0 (71.5; 85.0)
Central pulse pressure (mmHg) 41.5 (35.5; 50.2)
Brachial systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 130.3 (118.3; 142.0)
Brachial diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 80.0 (73.3; 87.0)
Brachial pulse pressure (mmHg) 49.7 (41.7; 57.7)
Heart rate (beats/min) 61.3 (55.5; 67.8)
  1. Characteristics of the study population. IQR interquartile range, BMI body mass index, HbA1c glycated haemoglobin, GLP-1 glucagon-like peptide-1