Table 3: Gender differences in mortality of hypertension-related admissions.

ParameterMalesFemales -value
Mean ± SDMean ± SD

Age (years)52.9 ± 1751.1 ± 17.90.12
Duration of SH (years)9.0 (8.7)6.8 (6.4)0.001*
BMI (kg/m2)23.3 (2.4)23.7 (3.2)0.044*
DOS (days)9.7 ± 11.310.4 ±130.39
Pulse (beats/min)86 (18.9)82.4 (15.0)0.004*
SBP (mmHg)167.9 ± 18.3166 ± 18.60.41
DBP (mmHg)98.9 ± 1397.8 ± 12.40.5
Stroke (number, % mortality)187 (40.1%)139 (38.1%)0.72
HHF (number, % mortality)79 (31.6%)125 (24.8%)0.29
CKD (number, % mortality)50 (40%)32 (31.3%)0.42
HBPEM (number, % mortality)59 (33.9%)64 (28.1%)0.49
Total (number, % mortality)375 (37.3%)360 (31.1%)0.07

SH: systemic hypertension, BMI: body mass index, SBP: systolic blood pressure, DBP: diastolic blood pressure, DOS: duration of stay in the hospital, HHF: hypertensive heart failure, CKD: chronic kidney disease, HBPEM: hypertensive emergencies.