TABLE 2

Cardiovascular characteristics of controls and cases

Data are medians with interquartile ranges. Differences were analyzed by two-tailed Mann-Whitney test or Wilcoxon signed rank test, as appropriate.

CharacteristicsControls (n = 51)Cases (n = 24)P Value
LVEF (%)
 T061 (60–65)60 (60–65)0.276
 T162 (60–65)*60 (58–62)**0.005
Heart rate (bpm)
 T076 (70–81)78 (70–85)0.815
 T183 (75–99)85 (77–87)††0.666
Systolic BP (mm Hg)
 T0120 (120–130)120 (110–124)0.233
 T1120 (115–130)120 (110–128)0.446
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)
 T080 (70–80)80 (70–80)0.766
 T180 (70–84)80 (70–80)0.855
BMI (kg/m2)
 T024 (22–25)23 (20–25)0.297
 T125 (22–28)23 (19–27)0.100
  • * P = 0.820 and **P = 0.170 for T1 vs. T0.

  • P < 0.001 and ††P < 0.01 for T1 vs. T0.