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Table 4 Functional characteristics in women with different tempos of aging

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

Traits Slow aging, N = 32 Average aging, N = 23 Accelerated aging, N = 15 Long-lived women, N = 49
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 147.3 21.0 151.9 18.9 151.0 18.8 159.3 28.3
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 77.3 10.9 83.6 13.5 82.6 9.1 86.1 21.5
Pulse rate (beats per minute) 69.7 8.7 75.2 13.3 72.1 10.8 82.4* 14.3
Right hand strength (kg) 24.9* 4.8 19.9 5.5 16.8 6.1 9.4* 4.0
Left hand strength (kg) 22.6* 5.8 18.5 4.6 14.4 6.0 8.3* 3.8
Specific metabolism 799.2 57.9 806.5 44.0 835.6 88.6 938.8* 73.6
  1. *statistically significant (P <0.05) when the means in the assigned groups are compared with the other groups.