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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and baseline blood pressure and blood flow velocities in MCAs

From: Multimodal pressure-flow method to assess dynamics of cerebral autoregulation in stroke and hypertension

Group Normotensive Hypertensive Stroke
Men/Women 9/6 8/12 5/10
Age (yrs) 40.2 ± 2.0 49.9 ± 2.0 53.1 ± 1.6**
Race W/AA 14/1 15/5 14/1
Stroke side, R/L -- -- 4/11
Baseline values    
mean BP (mm Hg) 84.2 ± 2.2 102.1 ± 3.0 97.2 ± 2.4***
mean BFV MCAR (cm/s) 53.1 ± 3.4 60.7 ± 3.7 59.5 ± 4.3
mean BFV MCAL (cm/s) 53.0 ± 4.3 58.5 ± 3.5 57.2 ± 3.8
EtCO 2 (mm Hg) 37.5 ± 1.9 35.4 ± 1.3 36.2 ± 1.1
  1. Demographic characteristics, age and baseline values (mean ± SE, ** p < 0.003, p < 0.0001), gender and race (W = white, AA = African American) and the stroke side (R/L = right/left), BP = mean blood pressure, BFV = mean blood flow velocity in the right (MCAR) and left (MCAL) middle cerebral artery, EtCO2 = end tidal carbon dioxide