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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of dipper and non-dipper groups

From: Association of the mean platelet volume and red cell distribution width with dipper and non-dipper blood pressure in prehypertensive non-smokers

VariablesDipper (N = 28)Non-dipper (N = 24)P value
Sex (male/female)15 (53.6%)/13 (46.4%)11 (45.8%)/13 (54.2%)0.579
Age (years)41.64 ± 15.01 (17–81)37.96 ± 15.08 (18–71)0.383
BMI (kg/m2)24.66 ± 3.60 (16.97–31.70)25.79 ± 3.82 (17.92–35.18)0.285
Medical history
 Diabetes mellitus120.374
 Hyperlipidemia21
 Coronary artery diseases22
Day time SBP (mmHg)131.89 ± 4.71130.54 ± 3.950.266
Day time DBP (mmHg)85.08 ± 1.7685.21 ± 1.660.786
  1. BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure