Table 2: Shows comparison of baseline characteristics of survivors and nonsurvivors of hypertension admissions.

Parametersurvivors (Mean ± SD)non-survivors (Mean ± SD) -value

Number (%)483 (65.7)252 (34.3)
Age (years)53.9 (15)58.4 (15.4)0.001*
Duration of SH (years)7.6 (7.5)8.8 (8.1)0.041*
Weight (kg)65.9 (8.8)68.6 (11.4)0.002*
Height (m)1.68 (0.07)1.69 (0.07)0.28
BMI (kg/m2)23.3 (2.5)24.1 (3.5)0.01*
Pulse (beats/min)82.4 (15.4)87.6 (17.9)0.001*
SBP (mmHg)161.6 (15.4)169.5 (17.9)0.001*
DBP (mmHg)97.5 (9.9)101.8 (13.5)0.001*
DOA (days)11.7 (13.6)6.6 (7.8)0.001*
HBP awareness (%)326 (67.5)172 (68.3)0.8
Drug compliance (%)179 (37.1)90 (35.7)0.7
Alcohol use (number %)57 (11.8)32 (12.7)0.7
Smoking (number %)16 (3.3)9 (3.6)0.85
Diabetes (number %)89 (18.4)53 (21.0)0.4
Stroke/TIA (number %)198 (60.7)128 (39.3)
HHF (number %)148 (72.5)56 (27.5)
HBP emergencies (%)85 (69.1)38 (30.9)
CKD (number %)52 (63.4)30 (36.6)

SD: standard deviation, SH: systemic hypertension, BMI: body mass index, SBP: systolic blood pressure, DBP: iastolic blood pressure, DOA: duration on admission, TIA: transient ischaemic attack, HHF: hypertensive heart failure, CKD: chronic kidney disease.
*Statistically significant.