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Table 2 Patient characteristics

From: A comparison of bolus injection of landiolol versus oral administration of propranolol before cardiac computed tomography

  Low-dose landiolol High-dose landiolol Propranolol P value
(n = 188) (n = 213) (n = 277)
Age 67.6 ± 10.9 67.7 ± 11.1 67.0 ± 11.9 0.76
Male gender 104 (55.3%) 120 (56.3%) 155 (56.0%) 0.98
Height, cm 159.3 ± 8.5 159.3 ± 9.2 159.7 ± 9.2 0.90
Weight, kg 60.6 ± 11.3 60.5 ± 11.9 61.4 ± 12.9 0.67
 <70 kg 149 (79.3%) 168 (78.9%) 215 (77.6%) 0.90
 ≥70 kg 39 (20.7%) 45 (21.1%) 62 (22.4%)  
Body mass index 23.8 ± 3.3 23.7 ± 3.4 23.9 ± 3.8 0.73
HR before β-blocker, min-1 72.9 ± 7.3 72.1 ± 7.7 72.5 ± 7.7 0.61
 <75/min 111 (59.0%) 121 (56.8%) 174 (62.8%) 0.39
 ≥75/min 77 (41.0%) 92 (43.2%) 103 (37.2%)  
  1. HR, heart rate.