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Table 1 Clinical characteristics and measurements of various adipose tissues in study participants (n = 208)

From: Differential impacts of cardiac and abdominal ectopic fat deposits on cardiometabolic risk stratification

Age (years) 54.94 ± 9.05
Men (male) 79 %
Waist circumference (cm) 89.17 ± 8.90
BMI (kg/m2) 24.90 ± 3.36
HDL-C (mg/dL) 41 (18, 201)
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 130 (44, 2182)
Diabetes mellitus (%) 23 %
Current smokers (%) 45 %
Hypertension (%) 40 %
Number of metabolic components 2.35 ± 1.32
Agatston score 8.50 (44,2182)
Total volume of AVAT (mm3) 1129.09 ± 530.62
Total volume of PAT (mm3) 219.29 ± 90.02
Total volume of EAT (mm3) 121.33 ± 45.65
EATth-LAVG (mm) 15.92 ± 4.47
EATth-RAVG (mm) 17.08 ± 3.74
EATth-AIVG (mm) 8.36 ± 10.96
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD or median (min; max), depending on distribution
  2. BMI body mass index, HDL high density lipoprotein, AVAT abdominal visceral adipose tissue, SAT abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue, EAT epicardial adipose tissue, PAT paracardial adipose tissue, EATth-LAVG EAT thickness at left AV(atrioventricular) groove, EATth-RAVG EAT thickness at right AV(atrioventricular) groove, EATth-AIVG EAT thickness at anterior IV (interventricular) groove