Table 1.

Statistical summary of the gender, BMI, age, and BP of the volunteers in this study and the dimensions of the resistance arteries obtained from subcutaneous fat biopsies at 30 mmHg transmural pressure

Subject and Sample Summary
Gender, M/F8/4
BMI24.9 ± 2.5*
Age, yr53.6 ± 9.2*
Systolic BP, mmHg122.8 ± 10.1*
Diastolic BP, mmHg75.4 ± 8.1*
Inner radius, μm117 ± 17
Wall-to-lumen ratio0.37 ± 0.07
Adventitia-to-media ratio0.82 ± 0.12
  • Values are means ± SE unless otherwise indicated. M, males; F, females; BMI, body mass index; BP, blood pressure.

  • * Means ± SD.