Table 3: Comparison between patients and controls as regards tested variables.

Parameters

Patients

Controls

P

Number of participants

60

20

 

Age/year

46.7 13.2

43.5 15.7

0.372

Gender (male/female)

35/25

10/10

 

SBP (mmHg)

137.6 25.4

127.5 14.7

0.094

DBP (mmHg)

82.8 13.2

81.2 6.6

0.611

BMI (kg/m)

27.2 7.7

28.1 5.6

0.627

TSH (lU/mL)

3.1 4.2

1.6 1.3

0.122

T3 (ng/dL)

68.6 21.4

104.1 20.2

0.001

FT3 (ng/dL)

3.6 0.75

3.5 1.3

0.376

T4 (g/dL)

5.1 2.1

7.8 2.0

< 0.001

FT4 (ng/dL)

1.0 0.5

1.1 0.4

0.641

LAD (cm)

3.9 0.7

3.4 0.6

0.003

LVMI (g/m)

125.4 46.4

79.7 21.4

0.001

LVEDD (cm)

5.2 0.8

4.8 0.5

0.060

LVESD (cm)

4.7 3.8

4.2 1.7

0.577

SWT (cm)

1.1 0.2

0.9 0.15

0.001

PWT (cm)

1.0 0.2

0.9 0.17

0.001

AOD (cm)

2.8 0.4

2.9 0.4

0.683

LVEF (%)

56.7 13.1

65.8 6.7

0.004

 

SBP: Systolic Blood Pressure; DBP: Diastolic Blood Pressure; BMI: Body Mass Index; LAD: Left Atrium Diameter; LVMI: Left Ventricular Mass Index; LVEDD: Left Ventricular End Diastolic Diameter; LVESD: Left Ventricular End Systolic Diameter; SWT: Septal Wall Thickness; PWT: Posterior Wall Thickness; AOD: Aortic Orifice Diameter; LVEF: Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction.