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Table 2 Laboratory tests 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
Estrogen, pg/mL 85.4 ± 19.7 80.4 ± 24.4 15.7 ± 4.5 15.4 ± 6.3 F(1,99):433.4 < 0.001 F(1,99):0.7 0.416 F(1,99):0.53 0.467
Testosterone, ng/mL 0.94 ± 0.2 0.87 ± 0.3 7.1 ± 1.7 6.4 ± 1.5 F(1,99):630.5 < 0.001 F(1,99):2.3 0.134 F(1,99):1.41 0.238
T/E, pg/mL 11.8 ± 4.7 12.1 ± 6.5 490 ± 179.7 479 ± 194.7 F(1,99):317.4 < 0.001 F(1,99):0.04 0.834 F(1,99):0.05 0.824
Glucose, mg/dL 87.4 ± 8.5 93.2 ± 14 90.3 ± 6.1 106.7 ± 13.5 F(1,99):13.7 < 0.001 F(1,99):25.2 < 0.001 F(1,99):5.64 0.020
Triglycerides, mg/dL 101.9 ± 10.9 92.6 ± 37.6 144.3 ± 31.9 165.7 ± 95.4 F(1,99):28.6 < 0.001 F(1,99):0.3 0.578 F(1,99):2.02 0.158
Total Cholesterol, mg/dL 193.9 ± 16.4 189.8 ± 16.7 195.4 ± 9.7 208.6 ± 42.6 F(1,99):4.2 0.044 F(1,99):0.8 0.364 F(1,99):3.1 0.083
HDL, mg/dL 49.1 ± 6.7 53.1 ± 8.5 47.1 ± 8.4 39.2 ± 8.1 F(1,99):20.0 < 0.001 F(1,99):1.6 0.213 F(1,99):13.5 < 0.001
LDL, mg/dL 114.1 ± 11.5 116.2 ± 17.5 125.3 ± 11.2 134.1 ± 33.7 F(1,99):12.3 < 0.001 F(1,99):1.8 0.183 F(1,99):0.63 0.428
  1. Data presented as mean ± SD
  2. pg/mL picogram per milliliter, ng/mL nanogram per milliliter, mg/dL milligrams deciliters, T/E ratio between testosterone and estrogen, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, F factor, d.f. degrees of freedom