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Table 3 Patient demographics

From: Normalized ranges for right ventricular volumes and function in thalassemia major

  Males Females
  TM patients Mean ± SD Controls Mean ± SD P value TM patients Mean ± SD Controls Mean ± SD P value
Age (years) 30 ± 8 30 ± 5 0.94 30.4 ± 8.5 30.1 ± 5.0 0.88
Height (m) 1.65 ± 0.1 1.80 ± 0.09 < 0.001 1.54 ± 8.9 1.67 ± 9.2 < 0.001
Weight (kg) 59.1 ± 8.9 75.8 ± 9.9 < 0.001 53.3 ± 10.1 61.4 ± 11.3 0.006
BMI (kg/m2) 21.9 ± 3.1 23.6 ± 3.1 0.048 22.5 ± 4.5 22.0 ± 2.8 0.68
BSA (m2) 1.64 ± 0.16 1.94 ± 0.15 < 0.001 1.50 ± 0.15 1.68 ± 0.18 < 0.001
Heart rate (min-1) 72.7 ± 10.4 64.0 ± 9.5 < 0.05 78.8 ± 10.1 64.8 ± 13.6 < 0.001