Table 2.

Characteristics of Jackson Heart Study participants taking antihypertensive medication in the analytic sample by CKD status

CharacteristicsNo CKD (n=417)CKD (n=144)
Age, yr62 (9)64 (10)
Male, n (%)113 (27)45 (31)
Less than high school education, n (%)82 (20)42 (29)
Current smoking, n (%)36 (9)12 (8)
Physical activity score, activity units8 (3)7 (3)
Alcohol consumption, n (%)
 None304 (73)118 (82)
 Moderate105 (25)25 (17)
 Heavy8 (2)2 (1)
Body mass index, kg/m232 (6)33 (7)
History of stroke, n (%)16 (4)15 (10)
History of myocardial infarction, n (%)20 (5)12 (8)
Diabetes, n (%)126 (30)66 (46)
Total cholesterol, mg/dl199 (38)202 (42)
HDL cholesterol, mg/dl54 (16)52.7 (14)
eGFR, ml/min per 1.73 m283 (14)63 (24)
Albuminuria, mg/g6 (4, 9)35 (7, 105)
Clinic BP, mm Hg
 Systolic BP129 (14)134 (18)
 Diastolic BP74 (8)74 (9)
Daytime BP, mm Hg
 Systolic BP130 (13)135 (16)
 Diastolic BP78 (9)78 (11)
Nighttime BP, mm Hg
 Systolic BP122 (14)130 (19)
 Diastolic BP68 (10)71 (12)
  • Numbers reported in table are mean (SD) or N (%) except albuminuria which is median (25th, 75th percentiles).