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Table 1 Characteristics of non-PAD and PAD participants

From: Walking performance is positively correlated to calf muscle fiber size in peripheral artery disease subjects, but fibers show aberrant mitophagy: an observational study

Continuous variable Non-PAD
(n = 7)
PAD
(n = 26)
P value
Age (year), mean (SD) 69.71 (4.99) 66.81 (10.20) 0.474
Ankle brachial index, mean (SD) 1.13 (0.10) 0.63 (0.14) <0.0001
Body mass index (kg/m2)a, mean (SD) 25.15 (2.51) 28.41 (4.75) 0.257
Categorical variable
 Male sex, n 4 15 1.000
 African Americans, n 1 11 0.223
 Current smokera, n 0 14 0.224
 Anginaa, n 0 2 1.000
 Myocardial infarctiona, n 0 2 1.000
 Heart failurea, n 0 0 1.000
 Strokea, n 0 2 1.000
 Pulmonary diseasea, n 0 5 1.000
 Cancera, n 2 3 0.068
 Diabetesa, n 0 9 0.532
 Intermittent claudicationa, n 0 5 1.000
 Statin useb, n 2 15 1.000
  1. aBased on n = 3 non-PAD
  2. bBased on n = 4 non-PAD