International Journal of Hypertension / 2021 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Analyzing Trio-Anthropometric Predictors of Hypertension: Determining the Susceptibility of Blood Pressure to Sexual Dimorphism in Body Stature

Table 1

Pearson correlation coefficients of the anthropometric and blood pressure parameters of male and female rural dwellers of Afikpo community, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

VariablesMaleFemale
SBPDBPPulse pressureSBPDBPPulse pressure

Age (years)0.3180.1140.1010.2610.0850.220
Height (m)−0.230−0.0540.1820.029−0.0480.071
Weight (kg)0.2280.351−0.0610.3470.1300.279
BMI (kg/m2)0.3550.3860.0340.3250.1470.240
Waist girth (inch)0.1540.245−0.0480.3260.2390.173
Hip girth (inch)0.1780.1720.0350.2680.1400.184
WHR−0.0250.110−0.1140.0060.069−0.045
WHtR0.2750.2740.0480.2930.2460.130

WHR = waist-hip ratio, WHtR = waist-height ratio, SBP = systolic blood pressure, DBP = diastolic blood pressure.and Correlation is significant  < 0.001 and  < 0.05(2-tailed), respectively.