Table 4: Spearman correlation coefficients between BMI and different measures of blood pressure in obese Kuwaiti adolescents.

Systolic BPDiastolic BPMAPPulse P
BothMFBothMFBothMFBothMF

0.18*0.18*0.140.16*0.100.22*0.18**0.140.21*0.030.070.09

Correlation between BMI and blood pressure measure, *significance at ; **significance at .
BP: blood pressure; MAP: mean arterial pressure.
M: male; F: female.