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Table 1 Clinical and biological parameters of healthy males

From: Increased myocardial dysfunction, dyssynchrony, and epicardial fat across the lifespan in healthy males

  Young Middle Older
  < 40 years old 40-65 years old > 65 years old
  (n = 15) (n = 15) (n = 15)
Age (years) 25.7 (6.1) 49.3 (8.8)*** 77.7 (9.8)***###
Stature (cm) 180.5 (5.4) 177.9 (4.9) 172.6 (2.3)*#
Body mass (kg) 80.2 (8.9) 83.1 (11.7) 76.7 (9.3)
BMI (kg.m-2) 24.6 (3.0) 25.9 (3.5) 25.7 (3.0)
Systolic BP (mmHg) 124.5 (8.3) 125.1 (9.8) 122.4 (11.4)
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 73.6 (8.5) 79.6 (6.9) 73.1 (9.0)
Fasting glucose (mmol.L-1) 5.1 (0.3) 5.3 (0.4) 5.2 (1.0)
HDL (mmol.L-1) 1.4 (0.2) 1.5 (0.5) 1.3 (0.2)
LDL (mmol.L-1) 2.6 (1.1) 3.0 (0.9) 3.1 (0.9)
Total cholesterol (mmol.L-1) 4.4 (1.2) 4.9 (1.0) 5.1 (1.0)
Triglycerides (mmol.L-1) 0.8 (0.4) 1.0 (0.6) 1.3 (0.6)
High sensitivity CRP (mg.L-1) 0.7 (0.4) 1.0 (0.7) 1.8 (1.7)
  1. Data are means (standard deviations). BMI: Body mass index, BP: Blood pressure, HDL: High density lipoprotein, LDL: Low density lipoprotein, CRP: C-reactive protein. *: p < 0.05 vs. Young; ***: p < 0.001 vs. Young; #: p < 0.05 vs. Middle; ###: p < 0.001 vs. Middle.