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Table 2 Subgroup characteristics and comparison

From: Proximal aortic stiffening in Turner patients may be present before dilation can be detected: a segmental functional MRI study

  TAV Control TAV Turner BAV Turner Control-TAV Turner Control-BAV Turner TAV- BAV Turner
(n = 38) (n = 39) (n = 16) p p p
Age (y) 34 (14) 30 (12) 25 (9) 0.241 0.008 0.128
Length (cm) 166 (8) 154 (8) 152 (6) 0.000 0.000 0.466
Weight (kg) 61 (11) 58 (12) 55 (8) 0.329 0.099 0.458
Heart Rate (bpm) 69 (10) 78 (14) 83 (8) 0.002 0.000 0.120
BMI (kg/m2) 21.8 (3.1) 24.4 (4.8) 23.9 (2.8) 0.006 0.032 0.589
BSA (mosteller) 1.67 (0.17) 1.6 (0.2) 1.5 (0.1) 0.016 0.007 0.454
Systolic BP (mmHg) 118 (14) 123 (16) 118 (14) 0.151 0.982 0.316
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 70 (9) 82 (14) 80 (9) 0.000 0.002 0.528
Aortic arch length (mm) 97 (13) 99 (15) 110 (27) 0.542 0.021 0.055
Descending aorta (mm) 108 (15) 102 (13) 96 (12) 0.050 0.009 0.159
Abdominal aorta (mm) 170 (21) 156 (21) 163 (16) 0.005 0.235 0.245
  1. Descriptive parameters per subgroup, with p-value (t-test; bold indicates <0.05) for each comparison of two subgroups