International Scholarly Research Notices / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

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

Table 3

Clinical and laboratory characteristics of the subjects according to the grades of hypertension.

Baseline variables
Hypertensives Controls
( )
Grade 1
( )
Grade 2
( )
Grade 3
( )

Age (years) ( ) ( ) ( )
Height (cm) ( ) ( ) ( )
Weight (kg) ( ) ( ) ( )*
Body mass index
( ) ( ) ( )
Abdominal circumference (cm)
( ) ( ) ( )
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)
( )* ( )* ( )*
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)
( )* ( )* ( )*
TC (mmol/dL)
( ) ( )* ( )*
HDL-C (mmol/dL) ( ) ( ) ( )
LDL-C (mmol/dL) ( ) ( ) ( )
VLDL-C (mmol/dL) ( )* ( )* ( )*
TG (mmol/dL) ( )* ( ) ( )

Data are presented as mean for each group ± standard deviation.
Analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used for the significance testing.
*Statistically significant difference from the controls.