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Table 1 Baseline characteristics comparing patients during and after crisis.

From: Socio economic crisis and mortality. Epidemiological testimony of the financial collapse of Argentina

  Crisis median (P 25, P 75) After Crisis median (P 25, P 75) p value
Male gender (%) 1542 (69.6) 666 (68.5) 0.5480
Age (years) 66.1 (56, 75) 65 (56, 74) 0.4742
Weight (kg) 77 (69, 87) 79 (68, 88) 0.8390
Height (cm) 168 (161, 174) 170 (162, 174) 0.1501
Heart rate (b/min) 75 (64, 86) 74 (63, 88) 0.7656
SBP 140 (120, 160) 135 (120, 160) 0.3342
DBP 80 (70, 90) 80 (70, 90) 0.2316
Creatinine (mg/dl) 1.1 (0.9, 1.3) 1.1 (0.9, 1.3) 0.7528
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 200 (170, 230) 200 (167, 231) 0.9997
  1. Values are expressed in median, 25th, and 75th percentiles. The data did not differ significantly from both periods observed. SBP: Systolic blood pressure. DBP: Diastolic blood pressure.