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Table 1 Demographic data between the control and depression groups (Mean ± SEM, n = 53) unless indicated

From: Altered cardiac autonomic nervous function in depression

Items Control Depression
Ages (years) 42.1 ± 11.61 40.9 ± 10.5
(Ranges) 20–63 20–65
Gender (male/female) (n) 27/26 (51%/49%) 25/28 (47%/53%)
Resting SBP (mm Hg) 125 ± 20 130 ± 22
Resting DBP (mm Hg) 74 ± 9 70 ± 10
Smokers/non-smokers (n) 24/29 (45%/55%) 28/25 (53%/47%)
  1. No significant differences in the demographic variables (age, sex, blood pressure, smoking) between the control and depression groups, were observed.