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Table 3 Differences in API or AVI by dichotomous variables, using t-tests

From: Association between novel arterial stiffness indices and risk factors of cardiovascular disease

  Mean API (± SD) P value Mean AVI P value
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Male 24.8 ± 6.1 25.3 ± 8.0 0.0035 15.9 ± 4.9 17.5 ± 5.9 <0.001
Hypertension 27.5 ± 7.0 24.6 ± 6.8 <0.001 18.5 ± 6.4 16.2 ± 5.1 <0.001
Dyslipidemia 26.8 ± 6.8 24.7 ± 6.9 <0.001 17.5 ± 6.0 16.4 ± 5.2 <0.001
Diabetes 27.3 ± 6.5 24.8 ± 6.9 <0.001 18.6 ± 6.1 16.3 ± 5.2 <0.001
Family history of hypertension 25.6 ± 7.2 24.8 ± 6.8 <0.001 16.9 ± 5.5 16.5 ± 5.4 0.0044
Current smoker 24.4 ± 6.3 25.1 ± 7.2 <0.001 16.3 ± 5.0 16.5 ± 5.4 0.0779
Everyday drinking 24.9 ± 6.4 24.8 ± 7.0 0.5629 16.8 ± 5.4 16.3 ± 5.2 <0.001
Exercise habit 25.0 ± 6.7 24.8 ± 6.9 0.5691 16.3 ± 5.2 16.5 ± 5.3 0.2939