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Table 1 Baseline clinical characteristic of AD patients. Values are means ± SE

From: Peripheral vascular responses to acetylcholine as a predictive tool for response to cholinesterase inhibitors in Alzheimer’s disease

  All (n = 24) Non-responder (n = 10) Responder (n = 14)
Age (years) 77.6 ± 1.2 78.8 ± 2.0 76.6 ± 1.6
Male/female (No.) 12/13 3/7 9/5
Height (m) 1.62 ± 0.02 1.59 ± 0.03 1.65 ± 0.02
Weight (Kg) 72.3 ± 2.7 77.6 ± 4.9 69.1 ± 3.5
Body mass index (Kg/m2) 27.3 ± 1.0 30.5 ± 1.6 25.2 ± 1.0*
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 149 ± 4 150 ± 5 145 ± 6
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 76 ± 2 80.1 ± 3 74.4 ± 3
Heart rate (beats/min) 66 ± 2 72 ± 3 64 ± 3
  1. * P < 0.01