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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the studied patients

From: Prevalence of prolonged QT interval in patients with HCV-related chronic liver disease

Parameter Long (QTc) Normal (QTc) P value
No. (%) 57 (6.5%) 817(93.5%)  
Age 53.7 ± 9.8 50.2 ± 11.6 0.024*
Gender Male 33 (57.9%) 406 (49.7%) 0.273
Female 24 (42.1%) 411 (50.3%)
Tobacco consumption 4 (7.0%) 142 (17.4%) 0.043*
BP 131 ± 19 125 ± 21 NS
Hypertension 18 (31.6%) 137 (16.8%) 0.005*
DM 19 (33.3%) 196 (24.0%) 0.113
HR 83 ± 14 79 ± 18 NS
  1. DM diabetes mellitus, * for signeficant data