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Table 2 Demographics and UCG parameters of the study populationa

From: Models for improved diagnosis of left ventricular hypertrophy based on conventional electrocardiographic criteria

Group Whole population UCG P
LVH+ LVH-
N 828 312 516  
Gender (male/female) 428/400 141/171 287/229 0.004
Age (year) 59.79 ± 12.18 62.09 ± 11.55 58.41 ± 12.36 <0.001
Height (cm) 160.26 ± 8.06 158.80 ± 8.15 161.14 ± 7.89 <0.001
Weight (kg) 62.42 ± 11.29 61.89 ± 10.42 62.73 ± 11.78 0.283
BMI (kg/m2) 24.24 ± 3.62 24.49 ± 3.33 24.09 ± 3.78 0.115
BSA (m2) 1.74 ± 0.17 1.73 ± 0.16 1.75 ± 0.18 0.046
UCG parameters
 IVSd (mm) 11.35 ± 1.89 12.45 ± 2.07 10.68 ± 1.41 <0.001
 LVPWd (mm) 10.95 ± 1.56 11.88 ± 1.68 10.38 ± 1.17 <0.001
 LVIDd (mm) 44.25 ± 5.62 47.69 ± 5.91 42.16 ± 4.27 <0.001
 LVM (g) 177.52 ± 24.06 222.71 ± 52.55 150.20 ± 32.27 <0.001
 LVMI (g/m2) 101.76 ± 29.00 128.73 ± 26.83 85.45 ± 14.44 <0.001
  1. Demographics and UCG parameters of the UCG-LVH positive and negative groups
  2. aData are shown as means ± SD or absolute numbers. BMI body mass index, BAS body surface area, IVSTd interventricular septum thickness diastole, LVPWTd left ventricular posterior wall thickness diastole, LVIDd left ventricular internal diameter diastole, LVM left ventricular mass, LVMI left ventricular mass index, N number, UCG ultrasound cardiogram