Table 1: Baseline characters of the investigated participants.

VariablesHypertensiveControl value

Number905905N/A
Sex (male) (%)43.343.3N/A
Age (y)56.91 ± 7.3756.60 ± 7.51
TG (mM)2.02 ± 1.681.63 ± 1.12
HDL (mM)1.41 ± 0.351.41 ± 0.32
TC (mM)5.34 ± 1.005.17 ± 0.93
BMI (Kg/m2)24.65 ± 3.2423.21 ± 2.86
Regular smoking173 147
Regular alcohol drinking152 148

TG: triglyceride; HDL: high density lipoprotein; TC: total cholesterol; BMI: body mass index.