International Scholarly Research Notices / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

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

Table 2

Gender and grades of hypertension.

Grades of hypertensionSex Total (%)
Male (%)Female (%)

Grade 1211637 (24.8)
Grade 2221335 (23.5)
Grade 3211435 (23.5)
Controls
212142 (28.2)

Total 8564149 (100.0)

χ 2 = 0.48; , = 3.
No statistically significant difference in the sex distribution of the subjects.