Table 1

Characteristics of control subjects and PAH patients studied

ControlPAH (total)IPAHCTD
Age (years)49.3 (33–67)47.2 (19–77)44.6 (19–74)53.8 (28–77)
Male sex (n)0000
Height (m)1.691.631.631.62
Weight (kg)73.770.369.073.5
BMI (kg/m2)25.826.525.927.0
  • Values represent the number of subjects or mean values, as appropriate. Control subjects were age and gender matched to study subjects.

  • BMI, body mass index; CTD, pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with connective tissue disease; IPAH, idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension; PAH, pulmonary arterial hypertension.