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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics

From: Association between fat amount of dairy products with pulse wave velocity and carotid intima-media thickness in adults

Age (years) 55.85 ± 12.21
Males (n, %) 107 (40.7)
Hypertension (n, %) 75 (28.5)
Diabetes (n, %) 17 (6.5)
Dyslipidemia (n, %) 72 (27.4)
Smoking (n, %) 54 (20.5)
BMI (kg/m2) 27.29 ± 4.31
Office systolic blood pressure. (mmHg) 122.3 ± 17.9
Office diastolic blood pressure. (mmHg) 77.6 ± 10.8
Antihypertensive drugs (n, %) 76 (28.9)
Lipid-lowering drugs (n, %) 45 (17.1)
Antidiabetic drugs (n, %) 12 (4.6)
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 212.6 ± 37.9
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dL) 132.2 ± 33.4
Mean IMT (mm) 0.68 ± 0.10
PWV (m/sec) 7.60 ± 2.00
Energy intake (Kcal/day) 2623.6 ± 671.48
Whole-fat dairy (g/day) 102.2 ± 169.6
Low-fat dairy (g/day) 164.1 ± 222.9
  1. Continuous variables are expressed as mean ± standard deviation and frequency distribution was used in categorical variables.
  2. BMI: body mass index; IMT: Intima Media Thickness; PWV: pulse wave velocity.