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Table 2 Demographics by gender

From: Differences of patients’ characteristics in acute type A aortic dissection – surgical data from Belgian and Japanese centers-

Variables Belgium Japan p Value
Men n = 169 n = 128  
 Age (yrs) 58.6 ± 11.8 61.1 ± 11.1 0.0607
 Age < 40 yrs 8 (4.7%) 3 (2.3%) 0.2801
 Age ≥ 80 yrs 6 (3.6%) 5 (3.9%) 0.8722
 Length (m) 1.75 ± 0.07 1.68 ± 0.06 < 0.0001
 Weight (kg) 82.5 ± 14.1 72.2 ± 11 < 0.0001
 Body Mass Index 26.5 ± 3.9 25.5 ± 3.4 0.0166
 Hypertension 107 (63.3%) 62 (48.4%) 0.0104
Women n = 68 n = 122  
 Age (yrs) 61.2 ± 14.5 67.6 ± 10.5 0.0006
 Age < 40 yrs 5 (7.4%) 2 (1.6%) 0.0045
 Age ≥ 80 yrs 4 (5.9%) 14 (11.5%) 0.2059
 Length (m) 1.64 ± 0.08 1.54 ± 0.07 < 0.0001
 Weight (kg) 70.2 ± 13.6 54.5 ± 10.5 < 0.0001
 Body Mass Index 26.5 ± 3.9 25.5 ± 3.4 < 0.0001
 Hypertension 49 (72.1%) 61 (50%) 0.0082