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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Gene expression profiling of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in the setting of peripheral arterial disease

Characteristic Samples P-value
  Cases (n = 19) Controls (n = 18)  
Age, years 69.57 ± 9.18 66.88 ± 9.44 0.54
Men, % 13 (68%) 13 (72%) 0.99
Ever smoker, % 17 (89%) 12 (66%) 0.15
BMI, kgm-2 28.53 ± 5.25 30.6 ± 5.99 0.27
Systolic BP, mm Hg 139.2 ± 23.27 132.4 ± 20.1 0.47
Diastolic BP, mm Hg 74.2 ± 11.66 80.1 ± 12.3 0.15
HDL cholesterol, mg/dl 44.12 ± 8.59 49.7 ± 15 0.38
Hypertension, % 17 (89.4%) 13 (72%) 0.18
Diabetes, % 5 (26%) 4 (22%) 0.69
Lipid-lowering medication, % 11 (57%) 12(66%) 0.85
Ankle-brachial index 0.48 ± 0.20 1.12 ± 0.07 <0.001
WBC count, μL 8.03 ± 2.34 7.26 ± 1.10 0.18
  1. Values are expressed as either 'mean ± standard deviation' or as 'n (%)'