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Table 2 Determinants of epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) volume

From: Epicardial adipose tissue and severe Coronavirus Disease 19

Parameters Modalities n EAT volume p*
Sex Male 63 130 ± 48 0.0001
Female 37 87 ± 43
Ethnicity Caucasian 32 133 ± 60 0.09
Arabic 14 104 ± 39
Afro-Caribbean 34 110 ± 41
Asian 14 93 ± 40
Other 6 104 ± 71
Obesity No 52 113 ± 49 0.5
Yes 47 115 ± 53
Hypertension No 46 102 ± 46 0.007
Yes 54 124 ± 52
Diabetes No 58 109 ± 51 0.10
Yes 42 121 ± 49
Cardiovascular disease No 82 112 ± 50 0.23
Yes 17 124 ± 52
Continuous variables    Coefficient p
Age (years)    0.4 0.000
Body mass index (kg/m2)    0.09 0.32
Waist circumference (cm)    0.30 0.004
White Cells (*103/µl)    0.08 0.42
C-reactive protein (mg/dl)    − 0.03 0.74
Ferritinemia (ng/ml)    0.28 0.01
d-Dimers (ng/ml)    0.04 0.71
Albuminemia (g/l)    − 0.25 0.02
  1. p-values < 0.05 are identified in bold case
  2. * Spearman’ s correlation
  3. EAT epicardial adipose tissue