Table 3. Differences in Means between Primary Care Physicians and Cardiologists
MeasurementDifference in Means95% Confidence Interval*SDP Value
SWT (mm)0.4−0.3 to
PWT (mm)1.2*0.3–
LVEDD (mm)−2.1*−3.8 to −
LVMI (g/m2)0.5−6.6 to 7.636.1.885
  • * Confidence intervals are calculated by standard error of the means.

  • P < .05.

  • LVEDD, left ventricular end diastolic diameter; LVMI, left ventricular mass index; PWT, posterior wall thickness; SD, standard deviation; SWT, septal wall thickness.