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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of PAD patients and healthy control subjects.

From: The effect of pharmacological treatment on gait biomechanics in peripheral arterial disease patients

  Patient (N = 30 limbs) Control (N = 28 limbs)
Clinical Characteristics   
Gender (Male/Female) 15/1 13/1
Age (years) 65.8 ± 9.51 64.7 ± 10.3
Body mass (kg) 79.97 ± 14.90 81.16 ± 21.45
Body height (m) 1.71 ± .46 1.73 ± .88
BMI 27.28 ± 4.99 26.9 ± 5.34
ABI   
Right 0.55 ± 0.14 >.90
Left 0.60 ± 0.20 >.90
Hypertension (%) 75 0
Smoking (%) 31.3 0
Hyperlipidemia (%) 75 0
Diabetes mellitus (%) 0 0
  1. Note: ABI is the ratio of systolic pressure at the posterior tibial and dorsal pedis artery in the ankle and the brachial artery in the arm where an ABI < 0.9 is an indication of PAD.