International Journal of Hypertension / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Correlation of Prehypertension with Left Ventricular Mass Assessed by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Table 1

Patient’s characteristics, left ventricular mass index, and blood pressure categories.

PrehypertensivesNormotensivesStatistical significance
Yes () 45%No () 55%

Age (mean ± SD)56 ± 9.652.8 ± 7.30.122
Race (number/%)
 White17 (58.6)21 (60)Not significant
 Black8 (27.6)10 (28.6)
 Asian3 (10.4)1 (2.9)
 Hispanic1 (3.4)3 (8.5)
Gender (number/%)
 Female18 (62.1)24 (66.7)0.796
 Male11 (37.9)12 (33.3)
BMI (kg/m2)27.5 ± 4.526.7 ± 3.80.4
BSA (m2)1.88 ± 0.261.85 ± 0.180.57
Augmentation pressure (mmHg)8.4 ± 5.66.3 ± 4.40.096
Augmentation pressure index (%)23.8 ± 1320.11 ± 140.275
LV mass index (g/m2)34.45 ± 7.429 ± 60.002

BMI: body mass index, BSA: body surface area, LV: left ventricle, and LVMI: left ventricular mass index.
Values are presented as mean ± SD.

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