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Table 2 Mean wall thickness grouped by level and region and myocardial mass

From: Association of glycemic status and segmental left ventricular wall thickness in subjects without prior cardiovascular disease: a cross-sectional study

  All Control Prediabetes P-value Type 2 diabetes P-value
N = 359 N = 223 N = 92   N = 44  
Wall thickness (mm): arithmetic mean of
 All segments 9.1 ± 1.5 8.8 ± 1.4 9.9 ± 1.4 < 0.001 10.5 ± 1.6 < 0.001
 Basal segments 9.6 ± 1.6 9.4 ± 1.6 10.4 ± 1.6 < 0.001 10.8 ± 1.7 < 0.001
 Mid segments 9.2 ± 1.8 8.9 ± 1.6 10.3 ± 1.8 < 0.001 10.9 ± 2.1 < 0.001
 Apical segments 8.2 ± 1.5 8.0 ± 1.4 8.7 ± 1.5 < 0.001 9.3 ± 1.6 < 0.001
 Lateral segments 9.8 ± 1.6 9.3 ± 1.5 10.3 ± 1.4 <  0.001 10.8 ± 1.8 <  0.001
 Septal segments 9.1 ± 1.6 8.7 ± 1.5 9.7 ± 1.4 <  0.001 10.3 ± 1.6 <  0.001
 Anterior segments 9.4 ± 1.9 8.8 ± 1.7 10.0 ± 1.7 <  0.001 10.8 ± 2.2 <  0.001
 Inferior segments 9.4 ± 1.5 9.0 ± 1.5 9.9 ± 1.4 <  0.001 10.4 ± 1.4 <  0.001
 Myocardial mass (g/m2) 70.0 ± 13.9 69.0 ± 13.6 72.3 ± 13.0 0.1 75.9 ± 16.0 0.019
  1. P-values are obtained from one-way ANOVA and Bonferroni corrected for the repeated comparisons to the control group