Table 2

Common carotid arterial characteristics of participants and distribution of mean±SD values of arterial stiffness parameters by sex, age and SBP

NDd, mm
Mean±SD
PWV, m/s
Mean±SD
α
Mean±SD
β
Mean±SD
All5837.93±0.889.4±2.47.65±5.1315.53±10.29
Sex
  Male2278.00±0.889.2±2.67.30±6.4014.81±12.84
  Female3567.90±0.889.6±2.37.88±4.1116.00±8.24
p=0.304p=0.087p=0.182p=0.177
Age, years
  40–491707.61±0.808.4±1.86.04±2.6012.30±5.22
  50–592527.97±0.869.4±2.07.52±3.4315.25±6.89
  60–691358.21±0.8910.1±2.78.91±7.7318.07±15.48
  ≥70268.33±0.8312.2±3.512.88±8.5426.16±17.12
SBP, mm Hg
  <100107.09±0.717.8±2.26.67±4.6113.58±9.32
  100–109517.30±0.798.4±1.96.75±3.1013.71±6.22
  110–1191057.70±0.858.9±2.86.51±2.7813.23±5.59
  120–1291287.95±0.859.2±2.16.93±3.0714.07±6.22
  130–1391098.04±0.789.6±2.57.34±4.1114.9±8.24
  140–149878.16±0.829.5±2.07.18±2.5614.58±5.15
  150–159438.21±0.8210.0±2.27.56±3.1813.35±6.36
  ≥160508.25±0.8810.5±2.47.33±2.4114.9±4.85
  • Dd, diastolic diameter; PWV, pulse wave velocity; SBP, systolic blood pressure.