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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients and healthy controls

From: The cardiovascular phenotype of adult patients with phenylketonuria

Characteristics PKU patients Control group p-value
  mean ± SD n mean ± SD n  
Male sex - n (%)   13 (57)   11 (39)  
Age - years 30.8 ± 8.4 23 30.1 ± 9.1 28 n.s.
BMI - kg/m2 27.6 ± 5.4 21 23.4 ± 6.4 28 < 0.001
Heart rate - bpm 72.8 ± 10.5 21 62.1 ± 9.9 27 0.001
Mean arterial pressure - mmHg 89.9 ± 7.5 21 84.5 ± 7.1 28 0.014
Systolic blood pressure - mmHg 124.6 ± 10.4 21 116.1 ± 10.7 28 0.012
Diastolic blood pressure -mmHg 72.5 ± 6.9 21 68.6 ± 7.3 28 0.023
Pulse pressure - mmHg 52.1 ± 7.1 21 47.5 ± 10.1 28 n.s.