International Journal of Hypertension / 2021 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

Regression analysis summary for anthropometric parameters and pulse pressure in male and female rural dwellers of Afikpo community, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

Prediction % pulse pressure
Pulse pressure (R2)Equation 1 (male)Equation 2 (female)
0.049(0.000)0.074(0.002)
Coefficient
BMIWGWHtR
Pulse pressureMale r(p)−0.876(0.002)−0.349(0.393)0.757(0.000)
Female r(p)0.958(0.003)1.728(0.062)−2.409(0.111)

WG = waist girth, WHtR = waist-height ratio.