Table 1 Lifestyle and clinical characteristics of subjects with and without ED

From: Dietary factors in erectile dysfunction

  Subjects with ED Subjects without ED P
Number 100 100  
Age (years) 54.1±5.1 53.1±4.7 0.15
IIEF 15.4±3.5 23.6±0.9 <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 27.4±4.1 26.5±3.7 <0.01
Waist (cm) 98±8 95±7 <0.01
Diet score (0–9) 5.4±0.5 4.7±0.5 <0.001
Physical inactivity (%) 35 19 0.04
Current smoking (%) 26 12 0.06
Hypercholesterolemia (%) 26 13 0.06
  1. Data are mean±s.d. Hypertension was defined as blood pressure >140/90 mmHg; hypercholesterolemia was defined as total cholesterol >200 mg/dl.