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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the 1441 subjects.

From: Spectrum of heart diseases in a new cardiac service in Nigeria: An echocardiographic study of 1441 subjects in Abeokuta

Parameter All Men Women
Number 1441 744 697
Age 54.4(14.3) 55.4(14.1) 53.4(14.3)
Age group    
<= 19 17(1.2) 8(1.1) 9(1.3)
20–29 43(3.0) 24(3.2) 19(2.7)
30–39 148(10.3) 68(9.1) 80(11.6)
40–49 291(20.2) 138(18.4) 153(22.1)
50–59 408(28.3) 213(29.1) 195(27.5)
60–69 278(19.3) 145(19.4) 133(19.2)
70–79 204(14.2) 115(15.4) 89(12.9)
>= 80 52(3.6) 33(4.4) 19(2.7)
Weight(kg) 71.9(14.3) 72.0(15.9) 71.8(28.3)
Height(cm) 164.1(9.2) 168.8(68.7) 159.3(55.2)*
BMI(kg/m2) 26.6(6.2) 25.1(5.1) 28.0(6.7)*
BSA(m2) 1.74(0.21) 1.82(0.20) 1.73(6.2)*
Pulse (beat/min) 85.2(14.4) 84.4(13.3) 86.0(15.4)*
Systolic BP(mmHg) 138.6(25.3) 137.7(24.6) 139.6(26.0)
Diastolic BP(mmHg) 85.9(15.6) 85.9(16.4) 86.0(14.6)
  1. BMI = body mass index, BSA = body surface area, BP = blood pressure. * indicates P < 0.05