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Table 1 Baseline subject characteristics

From: Endothelial function in migraine: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Control subjects
(n = 16)
Migraine patients
(n = 16)
P
Age, years 24.0 ± 3.0 24.5 ± 4.0 0.68
Female, n (%) 12 (75) 12 (75) 1.0
Current hormonal contraceptive use, n (% of women) 10 (83) 10 (83) 1.0
Body mass index, kg/m2 22.6 ± 2.7 22.7 ± 2.3 0.92
Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg 119 ± 8 117 ± 9 0.47
Diastolic blood pressure, mm Hg 70 ± 5 70 ± 7 0.93
Heart rate, bpm 61 ± 10 64 ± 9 0.29
Total cholesterol, mmol/L 4.0 ± 0.8 4.1 ± 0.5 0.72
HDL cholesterol, mmol/L 1.8 ± 0.4 1.7 ± 0.4 0.80
LDL cholesterol, mmol/L 1.9 ± 0.6 1.9 ± 0.6 0.78
Triglycerides, mmol/L 0.8 ± 0.2 0.9 ± 0.4 0.27
Glucose, mmol/L 4.4 ± 0.2 4.5 ± 0.3 0.81
Forearm volume, mL 919 ± 146 855 ± 154 0.24