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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients studied

From: Measurement of the ankle brachial index with a non-mercury sphygmomanometer in diabetic patients: a concordance study

Characteristics Patients (n = 211)
Age, mean (SD) 67 (10)
Gender, n (%)  
Male 102 (48.3)
Female 109 (51.7)
Weight (Kg), mean (SD) 77 (14)
Height (cm), mean (SD) 159 (10)
BMI (Kg/m2), mean (SD) 30.3 (5.2)
Normal (20–25), n (%) 41 (19.9)
Overweight (26–30), n (%) 67 (32.5)
Obese (>30), n (%) 98 (47.6)
History of hypertension, n (%) 149 (74.1)
Upper arm circumference (cm), mean (SD) 29 (3)
> 32 cm, n (%) 24 (12.1)
Ankle circumference 1 (cm), mean (SD) 25 (4)
> 32 cm, n (%) 7 (3.5)
  1. SD: Standard Deviation; BMI: Body Mass Index.