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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Impact of an abdominal belt on breathing patterns and scan efficiency in whole-heart coronary magnetic resonance angiography: comparison between the UK and Japan

  Total (n = 30) UK (n = 15) Japan (n = 15) p
Age (years) 59.5 ± 14.0 50.7 ± 11.9 68.2 ± 10.0 < 0.001
Male/female 19/11 7/8 12/3  
Height (cm) 166.0 ± 10.9 171.2 ± 10.8 160.8 ± 8.5 0.007
Weight (kg) 70.2 ± 19.6 80.5 ± 22.5 59.9 ± 7.7 0.004
BSA 1.79 ± 0.28 1.94 ± 0.31 1.64 ± 0.14 0.003
Abdominal circumference (cm) 92.0 ± 15.8 99.1 ± 19.2 85 ± 6.7 0.016
Heart rate (bpm) 71 ± 12 69 ± 9 73 ± 13 0.287