Table 1.

Subject characteristics

VariableYoungOlderP Value
Sex (M, F)6, 55, 6
Age, yr23 (SD 4)69 (SD 5)<0.0001
Height, cm171 (SD 9)169 (SD 6)0.585
Weight, kg69 (SD 9)71 (SD 9)0.526
BMI, kg/m223 (SD 2)25 (SD 2)0.196
Resting MAP, mmHg85 (SD 7)94 (SD 7)0.008
  • Values are means (SD) for 11 young and 11 older men (M) and women (F). BMI, body mass index; MAP, mean arterial pressure.