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Table 1 Baseline characteristics stratified by gender

From: Relationship between body composition and left ventricular geometry using three dimensional cardiovascular magnetic resonance

  Women Men
n = 839 n = 691
Age (years) 41.5 ± 13.4 40.9 ± 12.5
Race / Ethnicity:   
 Caucasian 626 (74.6 %) 518 (75.0 %)
 Asian 97 (11.6 %) 97 (14.0 %)
 African 65 (7.7 %) 39 (5.6 %)
 Other 51 (6.1 %) 37 (5.4 %)
BMI (kg/m2) 24.3 ± 4.2 25.1 ± 3.3
 Underweight (BMI <18.5) 22 (2.6 %) 8 (1.2 %)
 Normal weight (18.5 ≤ BMI < 25) 528 (62.9 %) 359 (52.0 %)
 Overweight (25 ≤ BMI < 30) 200 (23.8 %) 270 (39.1 %)
 Obese (BMI ≥ 30) 89 (10.6 %) 54 (7.8 %)
Lean Mass (kg) 44.9 ± 6.0 62.6 ± 8.5
 BMI <18.5 36.9 ± 4.5 48.5 ± 4.4
 18.5 ≤ BMI < 25 44.1 ± 5.2 59.8 ± 7.5
 25 ≤ BMI < 30 46.4 ± 6.1 65.0 ± 8.5
 BMI ≥ 30 50.5 ± 6.9 70.9 ± 8.1
Fat Mass (kg) 20.3 ± 8.5 15.9 ± 7.3
 BMI <18.5 9.0 ± 2.3 5.0 ± 2.3
 18.5 ≤ BMI < 25 16.1 ± 4.0 11.5 ± 3.9
 25 ≤ BMI < 30 26.2 ± 5.1 18.9 ± 6.0
 BMI ≥ 30 36.4 ± 8.0 29.8 ± 6.1
Systolic BP (mmHg) 114.0 ± 13.5 123.5 ± 12.9
 BMI <18.5 103.7 ± 9.3 106.8 ± 8.3
 18.5 ≤ BMI < 25 111.8 ± 12.3 122.9 ± 13.8
 25 ≤ BMI < 30 118.7 ± 14.1 125.2 ± 12.5
 BMI ≥ 30 123.9 ± 14.9 128.7 ± 15.9
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 77.2 ± 9.3 79.8 ± 9.5
 BMI <18.5 73.5 ± 8.7 72.5 ± 7.9
 18.5 ≤ BMI < 25 75.6 ± 8.9 78.6 ± 8.9
 25 ≤ BMI < 30 80.6 ± 9.3 81.6 ± 9.1
 BMI ≥ 30 83.4 ± 10.2 85.5 ± 12.1
LV Mass (g) 99.3 ± 19.3 79.8 ± 9.5
LV EDV (mls) 128.9 ± 21.6 165.4 ± 31.1
LV SV (mls) 85.8 ± 14.0 105.6 ± 19.4
LV EF (%) 66.8 ± 5.0 64.1 ± 5.4
Cardiac Output (L/min) 5.6 ± 1.2 6.6 ± 1.5
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD. BMI indicates body mass index, BP blood pressure, EDV end diastolic volume, SV stroke volume, and EF ejection fraction