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Table 1 Subject characteristics

From: Determinants of exercise peak arterial blood pressure, circulatory power, and exercise cardiac power in a population based sample of Finnish male and female aged 30 to 47 years: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study

Parameter Female Male
  (n = 281) (n = 257)
Age (y) 38.9 ± 5.0 38.2 ± 5.1
Height (cm) 166 ± 5.4 180 ± 6.4
Weight (kg) 70.5 ± 13.6 86.9 ± 14.6
BMI (kg/m2) 25.7 ± 5.1 26.9 ± 4.2
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.85 ± 0.06 0.94 ± 0.076
SBP (mmHg) 123 ± 14 133 ± 14
DBP (mmHg) 79 ± 9 84 ± 11
MAP (mmHg) 99 ± 10 101 ± 10
Fasting glucose (mmol/L) 5.2 ± 0.69 5.5 ± 0.68
Fasting Insulin (mmol/L) 8.6 ± 7.0 9.3 ± 10.9
PAI 8.8 ± 1.8 8.7 ± 2.0
FEV1/FVC (%) 80.7 ± 5.5 78.8 ± 5.9
Antihypertensive treatment (%) 5.0 4.3
Smoking (%) 11.0 15.2
  1. Values are mean ± SD if not otherwise indicated.
  2. BMI: body mass index; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; MAP: mean arterial pressure; PAI: physical activity index; FEV1/FVC: ratio of forced expiratory capacity in one second and forced vital capacity.