Table 3

Comparison between participants with and without hypertension by quality arterial stiffness (QAS) measurements after adjustment for age. Comparison between participants with and without diabetes by QAS after adjustment for age

HypertensionDiabetes
NoYesP
value
NoYesP value
N389194483100
Dd, mm
Mean±SD
7.89±0.908.02±0.840.1057.91±0.888.05±0.870.161
PWV, m/s
Mean±SD
9.2±2.59.9±2.10.0029.2±2.110.3±3.30.003
α
Mean±SD
7.58±5.657.80±3.870.6237.29±3.679.37±9.230.029
β
Mean±SD
15.38±11.3415.83±7.770.61514.82±7.3818.96±18.510.030
  • Dd, diastolic diameter; PWV, pulse wave velocity.