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Table 2 Outcome variables by eating pattern type*

From: Arterial stiffness and cardiometabolic health in omnivores and vegetarians: a cross-sectional pilot study

  Omnivores Vegetarians p value
Cf-PWV (m/s) 7.0 ± 1.5 6.8 ± 1.1 0.073
SBP (mmHg) 119.8 ± 13.2 115.8 ± 15.6 0.891
DBP (mmHg) 73.9 ± 8.2 71.6 ± 11.4 0.998
CSBP (mmHg) 107.9 ± 13.2 103.5 ± 15.2 0.975
CDBP (mmHg) 73.9 ± 7.9 72.3 ± 11.5 0.878
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 203.4 ± 39.7 179.9 ± 39.1 0.119
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 63.8 ± 18.5 55.2 ± 16.9 0.013
Total cholesterol/HDL ratio 3.38 ± 1.0 3.46 ± 1.0 0.310
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 122.2 ± 38.6 105.1 ± 32.1 0.255
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 86.7 ± 21.1 97.9 ± 41.8 0.212
Triglyceride/HDL ratio 2.1 ± 0.7 1.6 ± 0.9 0.075
hs-CRP (mg/L) 1.5 ± 2.2 2.0 ± 2.4 0.459
  1. *Data are mean ± SD; p-values represent univariate analysis controlling for age, adiposity, and gender