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Table 1 Subjects characteristics by blood pressure group. Figures are Mean (±SD)

From: The prevalence of pre-hypertension and its association to established cardiovascular risk factors in south of Iran

Variable Normotension pre-hypertension p* hypertension p**
Age (years) 43.8 ± 10.0 48.1 ± 12.8 <0.001 57.1 ± 13.4 < 0.001 <0.001
Glucose# 88.9 ± 27.1 94.8 ± 29.5 0.013 109.4 ± 50.7 <0.001
Cholesterol# 184.9 ± 41.2 188.7 ± 37.9 0.225 199.0 ± 44.5 <0.001
LDL cholesterol# 112.7 ± 28.6 113.6 ± 30.1 0.704 119.8 ± 35.6 0.008
HDL cholesterol# 47.4 ± 10.8 47.5 ± 10.3 0.851 48.5 ± 10.5 0.195
Triglyceride# 121.9 ± 73.2 144.7 ± 98.6 0.002 155.9 ± 88.8 <0.001
BMI, kg/m2 25.3 ± 4.3 26.8 ± 4.3 <0.001 26.9 ± 4.4 <0.001
  1. * Pre-hypertensive to normotensive subjects comparisons.
  2. ** Pre-hypertension to normotensive subjects comparisons.
  3. # mg/dl.