Table 3

 Clinical characteristics of participants according to left ventricular diastolic function status*

Diastolic dysfunction, any ejection fractionp Value
Normal (n = 801)Mild (n = 349)Moderate to severe (n = 93)
Data are mean (SD) or number (%).
*Excluding 32 participants with indeterminate left ventricular diastolic function.
Age (years)68 (6)72 (7)73 (7)<0.0001
Women403 (50.3%)179 (51.3%)46 (49.5%)0.94
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)137 (17)140 (17)139 (18)0.001
Hypertension337 (42.0%)191 (54.7%)59 (63.4%)<0.0001
Angina75 (9.4%)53 (15.2%)22 (23.7%)<0.0001
Myocardial infarction37 (4.6%)33 (9.5%)21 (22.6%)<0.0001
Diabetes73 (9.1%)37 (10.6%)18 (19.4%)0.007
Obesity223 (27.8%)98 (28.1%)39 (41.9%)0.01
Excessive alcohol intake30 (3.7%)18 (5.2%)6 (6.5%)0.32