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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics

From: How should we treat uncomplicated subacute type B aortic dissection in octogenarians?

Characteristic Total (N = 152) ≥80 years (n = 33) < 80 years (n = 119) p Value
Age, y, Mean ± SD 69.9 ± 10.9 84.8 ± 3.3 65.4 ± 10.1 < 0.0001
Male, % 71 (108 of 152) 61 (20 of 33) 74 (88 of 119) 0.192
Height, cm, Mean ± SD 162.0 ± 9.5 154.0 ± 7.9 164.2 ± 10.0 < 0.0001
Weight, kg, Mean ± SD 61.2 ± 13.3 49.4 ± 7.7 64.3 ± 14.4 < 0.0001
BMI (kg/m2), Mean ± SD 23.1 ± 4.2 20.9 ± 2.9 23.8 ± 4.5 0.0007
Marfan syndrome, % 2.6 (4 of 152) 0 (0 of 33) 3.4 (4 of 119) 0.5772
COPD, % 35 (53 of 150) 33 (11 of 33) 36 (42 of 117) 0.839
Follow up period, months, Mean ± SD 37 ± 43 37 ± 38 37 ± 44 0.995
  1. SD Standard deviation
  2. BMI Body mass index
  3. COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease