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Table 1 Subjects characteristics grouped by patients with heart failure and healthy individuals

From: Methodological aspects for accelerometer-based assessment of physical activity in heart failure and health

Variable HEART (n = 56) HEALTH (n = 299)
Female sex, n (%) 13 (23) 151 (51)
Age, years (range) 66 ± 13 (26 – 89) 54 ± 19 (21 – 91)
Height, cm 172 ± 9 171 ± 9
Body mass, kg 82.7 ± 16.9 69.6 ± 9.0
Smoking status, n (%)
 Smokers 5 (10) 0 (0)
 Never smoked 27 (53) 238 (80)
 Ex-smoker > 10 years 19 (37) 61 (20)
NYHA class, n (%)
 I 26 (47) 0 (0)
 II 18 (33) 0 (0)
 III 11 (20) 0 (0)
Daily accelerometer wear time, min 1434.2 ± 44.2 1434.8 ± 42.4
\(\overset{.}{\mathrm{V}}\mathrm{O}_{2\text{peak}}\), mL.kg−1.min−1 (range) 21.5 ± 6.4 (10.2 – 39.5) 34.4 ± 9.9 (14.2 – 65.1)
NT-proBNP pg/mL 589.0 ± 677.2 119.9 ± 259.4
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD unless stated otherwise. There were missing data in the heart failure group (HEART) for smoking status (n = 5), NYHA class (n = 1) and NT-proBNP (n = 1). Among the healthy participants (HEALTH), data was missing for NT-proBNP (n = 1). Abbreviations: NYHA class New York Association functional classification, \(\overset{.}{\mathrm{V}}\mathrm{O}_{2\text{peak}}\) Peak oxygen uptake, NT-proBNP N-terminal pro b-type natriuretic peptide, SD Standard deviation.