Table 2.

Demographic, hemodynamic, and biochemical data in hypertensive patients and control subjects matched for age and gender

HypertensivesNormotensivesP
Age, years45 ± 745 ± 70.977
Male gender (%)15 (50%)15 (50%)
BMI, kg/m227.0 ± 3.324.2 ± 2.30.0001
Systolic BP, mmHg155 ± 13132 ± 40.0001
Diastolic BP, mmHg95 ± 980 ± 40.0001
Heart rate, bpm72 ± 971 ± 90.669
Hb, g/dl13.7 ± 1.013.4 ± 0.60.164
Hematocrit, %42 ± 441 ± 20.087
MCHC, g/dl32.7 ± 1.633.7 ± 1.10.008
Serum iron, mcg/dl88 ± 2787 ± 250.917
Cholesterol, mg/dl206 ± 32186 ± 120.002
LDL-cholesterol, mg/dl130 ± 34114 ± 240.045
HDL-cholesterol, mg/dl52 ± 1357 ± 110.099
Triglyceride, mg/dl117 ± 38103 ± 280.135
Glucose, mg/dl94 ± 1187 ± 70.003
Insulin, U/L16.6 ± 7.57.7 ± 3.40.0001
HOMAIR3.9 ± 1.91.7 ± 0.70.0001
Creatinine, mg/dl0.91 ± 0.160.79 ± 0.100.002
eGFR, ml/min per 1.73 m285 ± 1898 ± 180.010
CRP, mg/L4.1 ± 2.31.5 ± 0.60.0001
FBF, % increase
    ACh296 ± 207664 ± 1080.0001
    SNP309 ± 114348 ± 970.163
  • Data are expressed as mean ± SD unless otherwise stated.