Table 2

Hemodynamic data
All subjects Males Females
Peripheral BP
     Systolic pressure (mm Hg) 117 ± 2 121 ± 2 112 ± 3*
     Diastolic pressure (mm Hg) 63 ± 1 64 ± 2 63 ± 2
     MAP (mm Hg) 80 ± 1 80.3 ± 2 79 ± 3
     PP (mm Hg) 54 ± 2 58 ± 2 49 ± 2*
Central BP
     Systolic BP (mm Hg) 98 ± 2 99 ± 2 95 ± 3
     Diastolic BP (mm Hg) 64 ± 1 64 ± 2 64 ± 2
     MAP (mm Hg) 80 ± 1 79 ± 2 79 ± 3
     PP (mm Hg) 34 ± 1 35 ± 2 31 ± 2*
Heart rate (bpm) 57 ± 2 56 ± 3 61 ± 3
Tr (ms) 167 ± 3.9 170.1 ± 5.0 162.4 ± 6.0
Ejection duration (ms) 338 ± 3.5 333.5 ± 4.1 343 ± 6.0
Augmentation index (%) 2.2 ± 1.6 -1.1 ± 2.1 6.9 ± 2.2*
Forward wave amplitude (mmHg) 30.4 ± 1.2 32.1 ± 1.6 28.6 ± 1.8
Reflected wave amplitude (mmHg) 13.4 ± 0.5 13.1 ± 0.7 13.8 ± 0.7
Reflection magnitude (%) 44.6 ± 1.4 40.8 ± 1.5 48.6 ± 2.2*
Carotid-femoral PWV (m/s) 5.2 ± 0.2 5.2 ± 0.4 5.2 ± 0.3

Values are mean ± SE. BP, blood pressure; MAP, mean arterial pressure; PP, pulse pressure; Tr, time delay of the reflected wave; PWV, pulse wave velocity. *P < 0.05 vs. males.

Lennon-Edwards et al.

Lennon-Edwards et al. Nutrition Journal 2014 13:39   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-39

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