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From:
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 March 1.
Published in final edited form as:
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 March; 3(3): 266–274.
doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2009.10.012

Table 1

Characteristics of MESA Participants With CMR (N = 5,004) by Sex, 2000 to 2002

Women (n = 2,622),
Mean ± SD or n (%)
Men (n = 2,382),
Mean ± SD or n (%)
p Value
Risk factors
 Hypertension1,147 (43.7)973 (40.8)0.038
 Diabetes272 (10.4)309 (13.0)0.004
 Family history of heart attack1,143 (43.6)853 (35.8)<0.001
 HDL (mg/dl)56.8±15.545.0±11.6<0.001
 LDL (mg/dl)117±31.8117±30.80.67
 Triglycerides (mg/dl)129±82.5134±87.90.019
 Ever smoker1,044 (39.8)1,377 (57.8)<0.001
Body size measures
 Fat mass (kg)28.5±11.824.5±9.3<0.001
 Lean body mass (kg)43.6±5.058.3±6.4<0.001
 Weight (kg)72.1±15.782.9±14.8<0.001
 BMI category<0.001
  Lean (=25)853 (32.5)693 (29.1)
  Overweight (25–30)836 (31.9)588 (24.7)
  Obese (>30)933 (35.6)1,101 (46.2)
 BMI (kg/m2)28.0±5.627.4±4.1<0.001
 Waist circumference (cm)95.2±14.798±11.3<0.001
Hip circumference (cm)106±11.7103±8.5<0.001
 Waist-to-hip ratio0.90±0.080.96±0.07<0.001
LV size and function measures
 LV mass (g)124±27.4169±37.2<0.001
 LV end-diastolic volume (ml)114±24.4140±32.7<0.001
 LV end-systolic volume (ml)33.1±12.047.6±18.6<0.001
 LV ejection fraction (%)71.3±6.666.6±7.5<0.001
 Stroke volume (ml)80.7±17.092.6±20.8<0.001
 Cardiac output (l/min)5.4±1.46.0±1.5<0.001

BMI = body mass index; CMR = cardiac magnetic resonance; HDL = high-density lipoprotein; LDL = low-density lipoprotein; LV = left ventricular; MESA = Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.