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Table 5 Mean (±SEM) pre-treatment, peak height, reactivity and area under the curve for SBP, DBP, MAP and HR in lean and overweight/obese men

From: Cortisol, alpha amylase, blood pressure and heart rate responses to food intake in men aged 50–70 years: importance of adiposity

   Lean Overweight/Obese (n = 17) p value*
(n = 19)
SBP Pre-treatment (mmHg) 119 ± 3 129 ± 3 0.030
Peak height (mmHg) 125 ± 3 134 ± 4 0.046
Reactivity (mmHg) 6 ± 2 5 ± 3 0.820
AUC (mmHg*min) −173 ± 143 −19 ± 178 0.489
DBP Pre-treatment (mmHg) 68 ± 2 75 ± 2 0.027
Peak height (mmHg) 71 ± 1 76 ± 3 0.017
Reactivity (mmHg) 3 ± 2 3 ± 2 0.956
AUC (mmHg*min) −15 ± 108 33 ± 131 0.780
MAP Pre-treatment (mmHg) 85 ± 2 93 ± 2 0.022
Peak height (mmHg) 89 ± 1 95 ± 2 0.026
Reactivity (mmHg) 3 ± 2 2 ± 2 0.588
AUC (mmHg*min) 55 ± 118 254 ± 142 0.289
HR Pre-treatment (bpm) 64 ± 3 64 ± 3 0.968
Peak height (bpm) 67 ± 2 69 ± 3 0.628
Reactivity (bpm) 3 ± 2 5 ± 1 0.483
AUC (bpm*min) 56 ± 134 −109 ± 99 0.337
  1. *Univariate Analysis of Variance.
  2. SBP Systolic blood pressure, DBP Diastolic blood pressure, MAP Mean arterial pressure, HR Heart rate, AUC Area under the curve.