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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Biphasic responses of the brachial artery diameter following forearm occlusion: a blunted response in the elderly

  Young Old p value
Variable Mean ± SD Mean ± SD  
Age (years) 28 ± 7 85 ± 11 0.001
Weight (kg) 70.0 ± 9.5 71.4 ± 11.0 0.757
Height (cm) 177 ± 7 165 ± 11 0.006
BMI (kg/m2) 22 ± 2 26 ± 4 0.003
Resting SBP (mmHg) 114 ± 10 139 ± 4 0.004
Resting DBP (mmHg) 71 ± 8 77 ± 13 0.373
Resting HR (bpm) 68 ± 9 60 ± 6 0.400
  1. Values are means ± SD for 16 young subjects, 15 old subjects BMI, Body Mass Index, SBP, systolic blood pressure, DBP, diastolic blood pressure, HR, heart rate