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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of healthy subjects and patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) studied.

From: Validity and reproducibility of arterial pulse wave velocity measurement using new device with oscillometric technique: A pilot study

  All Subjects Healthy subjects CAD patients
Number 44 24 20
Sex (male/female) 33/11 24/0 9/11
Age (yrs) 37.09 ± 16.69 24.67 ± 4.65 52.00 ± 13.22***
Weight (Kgs) 59.18 ± 13.73 52.67 ± 6.46 67.00 ± 16.04##
Height (cms) 163.5 ± 9.342 168.3 ± 5.18 157.9 ± 10.14***
BMI (Kg/m2) 22.26 ± 5.331 18.65 ± 2.46 26.59 ± 4.54***
Heart Rate (bpm) 71.13 ± 15.69 62.33 ± 7.56 81.80 ± 16.47***
Systolic BP (mmHg) 106.4 ± 13.46 110.3 ± 8.8 131.9 ± 21.95*
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 58.85 ± 12.99 63.08 ± 6.6 79.15 ± 11.38**
MAP (mmHg) 82.78 ± 9.68 85.1 ± 6.64 100.9 ± 15.8#
Pulse Pressure 46.64 ± 11.77 47.17 ± 5.59 52.7 ± 16.08***
  1. Values are expressed as Mean ± SD.
  2. *** p < 0.0001, ** p < 0.0003, * p < 0.01, # #p < 0.0002 and # p < 0.02 Vs Healthy subjects.