Table 2

General characteristics of the study population1

Parameter

Stage 1 hypertension

Prehypertension


Number of subjects

26

44

Male

17

26

Female

9

18

Age (years)

59.0 ± 7.3

57.5 ± 9.1

Body weight (kg)

82.7 ± 13.8

82.0 ± 12.5

Height (m)

1.8 ± 0.1

1.8 ± 0.1

BMI (kg/m2)

26.5 ± 3.4

26.2 ± 3.2

Diastolic BP (mmHg)

89.2 ± 10.1

82.4 ± 7.0

Systolic BP (mmHg)

148.7 ± 11.5

130.3 ± 8.3


1 Data are presented as mean ± SD

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