International Scholarly Research Notices / 2012 / Article / Tab 4

Clinical Study

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

Table 4

Correlation between SBP and DBP with other variables.

Baseline variablesCorrelation coefficient (SBP) (P values) Correlation coefficient (DBP) (P values)

Age (yrs)0.286 ( )0.197 ( )
Height (cm)−0.037 ( )−0.054 ( )
Weight (kg)0.009 ( )0.117 ( )
Body mass index
0.009 ( )0.149 ( )
Abdominal circumference (cm) 0.019 ( )0.125 ( )
TC (mmol/dL)
0.159 ( )0.334 (P < 0.05)*
HDL-C (mmol/dL)0.013 ( )0.001 ( )
LDL-C (mmol/dL)0.178 ( )0.307 ( )*
VLDL-C (mmol/dL)−0.096 ( )0.010 ( )
TG (mmol/dL)0.049 ( )0.049 ( )

Correlation is significant.