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Table 2 Functional characteristics of the cardiovascular system and hand grip strength values in women of different age groups

From: Biological age and tempos of aging in women over 60 in connection with their morphofunctional characteristics

Traits Elderly women (60 – 74 years), N = 70 Long-lived women (90 – 104 years), N = 49
  Mean SD Mean SD
Systolic blood pressure* (mmHg) 149.6 19.7 159.3 28.3
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 80.6 11.8 86.2 21.5
Pulse rate* (beats per minute) 72.1 11.0 82.4 14.3
Right hand strength* (kg) 21.6 6.2 9.4 4.0
Left hand strength* (kg) 19.5 6.1 8.3 3.8
Specific metabolism* 809.0 61.8 938.8 73.6
  1. *statistically significant (P <0.05).