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Research Article

Four Subgroups of Blood Stasis Syndrome Are Identified by Manifestation Cluster Analysis in Males

Table 1

General characteristics of the enrolled participants.

Diagnosis (manifestation clustering number)
Variablesnon-BSS(1)BSS(1)BSS(2)BSS(3)BSS(4)P-value
(N=90)(N=27)(N=13)(N=25)(N=31)

Age (year)43.8 ± 11.848.5 ± 9.643.2 ± 12.247.2 ± 9.244.3 ± 11.60.271
BMI (kg/m2)24.5 ± 2.924.4 ± 2.725.5 ± 2.624.5 ± 2.924.0 ± 2.80.567
SBP (mmHg)121.5 ± 13.9123.4 ± 16.1128.3 ± 12.4129.1 ± 12.0123.0 ± 12.90.111
DBP (mmHg)76.7 ± 10.577.7 ± 12.979.0 ± 8.383.2 ± 7.376.8 ± 8.30.072
Smoking (n, %)25 (27.8)11 (40.7)7 (53.8)15 (60.0)14 (45.2)0.025
Drinking (n, %)56 (62.2)16 (59.3)9 (69.2)11(44.0)17 (54.8)0.482
On medication (n, %)48 (53.3)15 (55.6)6 (46.2)19 (76.0)22 (71.0)0.147

The data are expressed as the mean ± standard deviation or a number with a frequency. BMI: body mass index; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure. The P-value was calculated using an ANOVA or the Chi-square test.

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