Table 4.

Independent predictors of peak increase in ACh-stimulated FBF in hypertensive patients and control subjects

VariablesHypertensivesNormotensives
rPRP
CRP−0.4400.0001−0.2660.078
HOMAIR−0.3910.0001−0.4330.008
Hb−0.3230.0001−0.1280.251
Age (years)−0.2880.00010.1820.168
eGFR−0.2700.00010.1840.166
BMI−0.2270.001−0.2300.111
MCHC0.1320.0410.0190.845
HDL-cholesterol0.1020.0900.1790.172
Total cholesterol0.0250.3710.1950.150
Serum iron0.0830.2730.0310.320
Systolic BP−0.0940.1090.0230.453
Diastolic BP−0.0260.365−0.2310.110
Triglyceride−0.0570.229−0.1870.161
LDL-cholesterol0.0010.4930.1580.203