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Clinical Study

Changes in Lipids and Lipoprotein Indices in Relation to the Severity of Hypertension in Newly Diagnosed Hypertensive Nigerians

Table 1

The Demographic and clinical characteristics of the two groups.

Baseline variables
Patients Controls t values
= 147
values

Age (yrs) 1.950.06
Height (cm) 0.340.74
Weight (kg) 0.200.84
Body mass index 0.110.91
Abdominal circumference (cm)
0.350.73
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)
11.540.00*
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)
12.410.00*
Sex (M/F)(64/43)(21/21)χ 2 = 1.190.28

Data presented as mean for each group ± standard deviation.
*Statistically significant.