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Table 2 Sex differences in BMI, body fat percentage, SBP, and DBP in younger (<55 years) and older (≥55 years) participants

From: Sex differences in the aging pattern of renin–angiotensin system serum peptidases

   WOMEN MEN Mann–Whitney U
Median IQR N Median IQR N Z P value
< 55 years BMI (kg/m2) 23.5 4.4 28 25.4 4.5 31 −2.336 0.020
Body fat (%) 30.1 14.9 28 20.2 10 31 −4.246 <0.001
SBP (mmHg) 120 13 28 130 19 31 −2.783 0.005
DBP (mmHg) 78.5 7 28 80 8 31 −0.005 0.047
> 55 years BMI (kg/m2) 23.35 3.8 30 26.2 3.9 29 −2.664 0.008
Body fat (%) 31.15 9.6 30 20.7 10.8 29 −3.735 0.000
SBP (mmHg) 127 21 30 135 23 29 −1.803 0.071
DBP (mmHg) 80 5 30 80 0 29 −1.683 0.092
  1. Note: BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure