Table 3.

Demographic, hemodynamic, and biochemical data in hypertensive patients and normotensive subjects according to gender

DataHypertensivesNormotensives
AllMenWomenPAllMenWomenP
Age, years48 ± 1147 ± 948 ± 120.60045 ± 745 ± 745 ± 70.901
Male gender (%)77 (44%)779715 (50%)1515
BMI, kg/m227.4 ± 3.727.3 ± 3.127.3 ± 4.00.99924.2 ± 2.324.2 ± 2.624.3 ± 2.00.965
Systolic BP, mmHg153 ± 15150 ± 16154 ± 150.081132 ± 4131 ± 4133 ± 30.417
Diastolic BP, mmHg94 ± 1094 ± 1094 ± 100.69780 ± 480 ± 480 ± 40.932
Heart rate, bpm73 ± 972 ± 1074 ± 90.28171 ± 972 ± 1074 ± 70.530
[Hb], g/dl13.8 ± 1.114.2 ± 1.013.6 ± 1.00.000113.4 ± 0.614.0 ± 0.713.3 ± 0.80.019
Hematocrit, %43 ± 443 ± 342 ± 40.00741 ± 242 ± 240 ± 20.007
MCHC, g/dl32.6 ± 1.732.8 ± 1.532.5 ± 1.80.25233.7 ± 1.133.7 ± 0.8933.6 ± 1.30.915
Serum iron, μg/dl90 ± 2891 ± 2688 ± 290.49987 ± 2688 ± 2786 ± 250.835
Cholesterol, mg/dl206 ± 32203 ± 32208 ± 320.307186 ± 12184 ± 14189 ± 100.356
LDL-cholesterol, mg/dl129 ± 33127 ± 33132 ± 320.314114 ± 24109 ± 25119 ± 220.285
HDL-cholesterol, mg/dl52 ± 1351 ± 1153 ± 140.44357 ± 1158 ± 1056 ± 130.601
Triglyceride, mg/dl118 ± 40121 ± 41115 ± 400.340103 ± 28107 ± 3299 ± 240.449
Glucose, mg/dl95 ± 1198 ± 1193 ± 110.00687 ± 787 ± 487 ± 90.993
Insulin, U/L14.1 ± 7.215.1 ± 6.813.2 ± 7.40.0817.7 ± 3.48.4 ± 3.77.1 ± 3.00.303
HOMAIR3.3 ± 1.93.6 ± 1.73.0 ± 1.90.0321.7 ± 0.71.8 ± 0.81.5 ± 0.70.332
Creatinine, mg/dl0.92 ± 0.170.93 ± 0.160.90 ± 0.170.1360.79 ± 0.100.82 ± 0.100.76 ± 0.090.080
eGFR, ml/min per 1.73 m284 ± 2195 ± 1975 ± 170.000198 ± 18108 ± 1788 ± 140.002
CRP, mg/L4.2 ± 2.54.0 ± 2.44.0 ± 2.40.5241.5 ± 0.61.6 ± 0.51.3 ± 0.70.366
FBF, % increase
    ACh328 ± 216287 ± 167359 ± 1670.028664 ± 108634 ± 100655 ± 1010.561
    SNP320 ± 114321 ± 122320 ± 1070.916348 ± 97323 ± 96373 ± 940.156
  • Data are expressed as mean ± SD unless otherwise stated.