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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Left atrial structure and functional quantitation using cardiovascular magnetic resonance and multimodality tissue tracking: validation and reproducibility assessment

Parameter Sample 1 (n = 30) Sample 2 (n = 22) p
Age (years) 71.3 ± 8.7 65.7 ± 7.1 0.01
Gender, male (%) 86.7 71.4  
Ethnicity    
African-American (%) 46.7 33.3  
Caucasian (%) 53.3 66.6  
BMI (kg/m2) 30.1 ± 4.8 29.8 ± 5.4 0.60
SBP (mmHg) 123.8 ± 15.3 123.3 ± 18.5 0.92
DBP (mmHg) 65.3 ± 11.2 72.7 ± 10.3 0.33
Heart rate (bpm) 65.8 ± 12.6 60.4 ± 11.1 0.13
Antihypertensive medication (%) 67   
DM/IFG (%) 50 50  
Total cholesterol 167.5 ± 32.4 197.1 ± 41.5 <0.05
  1. Results are reported as mean ± standard deviation. Patient characteristics for participants in: sample 1- the validation study, and sample 2- the reproducibility study
  2. Abbreviations: BMI Body mass index, SBP Systolic blood pressure, DBP Diastolic blood pressure, DM Diabetes mellitus, IFG Impaired fasting glucose