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Table 1 Hemodynamic and characteristics parameters of all groups

From: Important differences between hypertensive middle-aged women and men in cardiovascular autonomic control—a critical appraisal

  Women Men Sex factor Hypertension factor Interaction
Normotensive Hypertensive Normotensive Hypertensive F(d.f) P F(d.f) P F(d.f) P
Characteristics
 Age, years 40 ± 4 42 ± 3 41 ± 3 42 ± 4 F(1,99):0.47 0.493 F(1,99):1.9 0.165 F(1,99):0.14 0.703
 Weight, kg 71 ± 6 73 ± 6 84 ± 9 86 ± 7 F(1,99):73.5 < 0.001 F(1,99):2.9 0.09 F(1,99):0.06 0.798
 Height, m 1.65 ± 0.06 1.65 ± 0.05 1.77 ± 0.06 1.75 ± 0.08 F(1,99):64.9 < 0.001 F(1,99):2.1 0.150 F(1,99):0.68 0.411
 BMI, kg/m2 26 ± 3 27 ± 3 27 ± 3 28 ± 3 F(1,99):2.6 0.108 F(1,99):0.7 0.389 F(1,99):0.03 0.854
 Body fat percentage 23 ± 3 25 ± 3 23 ± 3 24 ± 4 F(1,99):0.09 0.766 F(1,99):2.9 0.093 F(1,99):0.91 0.343
Hemodynamic parameters
 VO2peak, ml/kg/min 29 ± 3 28 ± 4 32 ± 5 30 ± 5 F(1,99):6.9 0.010 F(1,99):2 0.105 F(1,99):0.07 0.791
 HR, bpm 78 ± 11 77 ± 9 75 ± 11 75 ± 7 F(1,99):0.02 0.904 F(1,99):0.13 0.718 F(1,99):1.66 0.200
 SBP, mmHg 108 ± 11 118 ± 18 121 ± 12 124 ± 15 F(1,99):10.4 0.002 F(1,99):5.4 0.022 F(1,99):1.97 0.164
 DBP, mmHg 72 ± 10 75 ± 8 79 ± 9 82 ± 11 F(1,99):11.7 < 0.001 F(1,99):2.8 0.096 F(1,99):0.02 0.891
 MBP, mmHg 84 ± 10 90 ± 11 93 ± 8 99 ± 12 F(1,99):19.1 < 0.001 F(1,99):8.1 0.006 F(1,99):0.01 0.913
  1. Data presented as mean ± SD
  2. BMI body mass index, W/H waist/hip ratio, VO2peak oxygen consumption at peak of exercise, HR heart rate, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, F factor, d.f. degrees of freedom