International Journal of Hypertension / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Hypertension, Periodontal Disease, and Potassium Intake in Nonsmoking, Nondrinker African Women on No Medication

Table 2

Multiple-regression analysis of BP, periodontitis, tooth loss, and traditional risk factors possibly related to hypertension in middle-aged women.

Parameter Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)
β valueβ value

Age (year)0.1030.3640.0510.649
BMI0.270 0.0240.299 0.012
Total-C0.0740.6020.1250.374
TG0.1870.5450.0990.452
HDL-C0.0810.165−0.0560.668
HbA1c0.2590.1900.1390.194
Periodontitis0.288 0.0180.293 0.015
Tooth loss0.308 0.0100.417 0.0005

Values are regression coefficients (β) and values. , .
Multiple correlation coefficient for systolic blood pressure, for diastolic blood pressure.

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