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Table 1 General characteristics of the study population according to hypertension control

From: Glutathione S-transferase M1 and T1 genes deletion polymorphisms and blood pressure control among treated essential hypertensive patients in Burkina Faso

Parameters Total
n = 200 (100%)
Controlled HTA
n = 115 (57.5%)
Uncontrolled HTA
n = 85 (42.5%)
p value
Gender (M/F) 71/129 40/75 31/54 0.88
Age (years) 54.06 ± 10.89 54.16 ± 11.1 53.95 ± 10.70 0.89
SBP (mmHg) 137.54 ± 16.84 126.74 ± 8.55 150.61 ± 15.06  < 0.001*
DBP (mmHg) 83.45 ± 14.40 78.77 ± 8.27 89.11 ± 17.87 < 0.001*
BMI (Kg/m2) 28.76 ± 6.38 29.14 ± 7.22 28.39 ± 5.32 0.40
WC (cm) 94.55 ± 13.17 94.17 ± 13.26 95.00 ± 13.13 0.66
Glucose (mM) 5.44 ± 0.96 5.58 ± 1.11 5.41 ± 1.01 0.51
HDL-c (mM) 1.56 ± 0.93 1.52 ± 0.47 1.61 ± 1.27 0.72
LDL-c (mM) 2.98 ± 1.00 2.82 ± 0.93 3.15 ± 1.05 0.19
Total Cholesterol (mM) 5.13 ± 0.99 4.88 ± 0.98 5.34 ± 0.97 0.1
Triglycerides (mM) 1.26 ± 0.94 1.13 ± 0.51 1.39 ± 1.23 0.28
Creatine (μM) 111.52 ± 94.42 101.47 ± 43.85 121.57 ± 126.48 0.40
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± standard deviation for continuous variables; the statistical analyzes were made by the t test or the chi-square test; *: significant difference between the groups (p < 0.05); SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; WC, waist circumference; HDL-c, high density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-c, low density lipoprotein cholesterol; mM, millimolar; µM, micromolar