Table 1.

Baseline Characteristics of Study Participants.

Characteristics Hypertensive Group (n=50) Normotensive Group (n=50)
Age (years) 44.50±6.60 44.45±7.80
Male (n) 25 25
Female (n) 25 25
BMI (kg/m2) 21.79±1.48 21.44±2.49
Height (cm) 167.74±6.39 167.78±8.21
Weight (kg) 61.80±6.52 61.05±9.30
Waist–hip ratio (WHR) 0.75±0.04 0.75±0.05
Family history of diabetes mellitus (%) 34% 30%
Family history of HT (%) 38% 26%
Alcoholism in past (%) 12% 10%
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 136.00±7.26 111.60±8.56
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 82.50±5.90 71.98±6.25
Fasting blood sugar (mg/dL) 91.14±5.28 89.00±6.68
Postprandial blood sugar (mg/dL) 112.66±13.19 105.22±12.61

Continuous variables expressed as mean±SD; categorical variables in number and percentage.

RMMJ Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2022 April; 13(2): e0009. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2022 April 26. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10468.