Table 1

Characteristics of population aged 45–64 years with hypertension in 1983–1984 to 2001–2002
1983–1984 1986–1987 1992–1993 2001–2002 P for trend
MEN (n = 450) (n = 313) (n = 241) (n = 252)
Mean age, y (SD) 54.4 (5.36) 53.3 (5.31)1 54.1 (5.91) 54.0 (55.3) 0.97
Mean BP, mmHg (SD)
Systolic 154.4 (19.2) 152.9 (18.5) 152.5 (19.1) 152.5 (19.2) 0.25
Diastolic 94.8 (10.3) 96.4 (9.98) 95.4 (10.6) 95.8 (10.1) 0.74
BP, mmHg,% (95%CI)
<120/<80 0.0 (0-0) 0.3 (-0.3-0.9) 0.4 (-0.4-1.2) 0.0 (0-0) 0.85
120-129 and/or 80-84 0.4 (-0.2-1.0) 0.0 (0-0) 0.4 (-0.4-1.2) 1.6 (0.1-3.1) 0.13
130-139 and/or 85-89 0.4 (-0.2-1.0) 0.3 (-0.3-0.9) 1.2 (-0.2-2.6) 4.0 (1.6-6.4)1 0.04
140-159 and/or 90-100 56.0 (51.4-60.6) 57.2 (51.5-62.5) 55.2 (48.7-61.3) 50.8 (44.8-57.2) 0.08
160-179and/or 100-109 27.8 (23.9-32.1) 25.6 (21.1-30.9) 29.9 (24.2-35.8) 31.0 (25.3-36.7) 0.18
> = 180 and/or > =110 15.3 (11.7-18.3) 16.6 (12.8-21.2) 12.9 (8.8-17.2) 12.7 (8.8-17.2) 0.19
Mean BMI, kg/m2 (SD) 28.6 (3.72) 29.0 (3.74) 27.9 (4.10) 29.1 (5.25) 0.82
BMI,% (95% CI)
<25.0 kg/m2 15.3 (12.0-18.6) 14.4 (10.5-18.3) 24.1 (18.7-29.5)1 17.8 (13.1-22.5) 0.58
25.0-29.9 kg/m2 51.4 (46.8-56.0) 45.3 (39.9-50.9) 52.7 (46.4-59.0) 43.5 (37.4-49.6) 0.50
> = 30.0 kg/m2 33.3 (29.0-37.6) 40.3 (34.9-45.7) 23.2 (17.9-28.5)1 38.7 (32.7-44.7) 0.95
Diabetes,% 2.7 (1.2-4.2) 4.2 (2.0-6.4) 2.5 (0.5-4.5) 4.7 (2.1-7.3) 0.46
WOMEN (n = 551) (n = 297) (n = 240) (n = 291)
Mean age, y (SD) 54.5 (5.28) 54.6 (5.65) 54.4 (5.45) 54.1 (5.43) 0.07
Mean BP, mmHg (SD)
Systolic 158.0 (20.3) 155.2 (18.2) 156.8 (19.9) 154.0 (18.9)1 0.12
Diastolic 94.0 (10.1) 93.7 (10.3) 95.9 (10.2) 92.3 (10.0) 0.61
BP, mmHg,% (95% CI)
<120/<80 0.0 (0-0) 0.0 (0-0) 0.0 (0-0) 0.7 (-0.3-1.7) 0.12
120-129 and/or 80-84 0.5 (-0.1-1.1) 0.7 (-0.2-1.6) 0.8 (-0.3-1.9) 3.1 (1.1-5.1) 0.08
130-139 and/or 85-89 0.5 (-0.1-1.1) 1.3 (0.0-2.6) 2.1 (0.3-3.9) 6.5 (3.7-9.3)1 0.03
140-159 and/or 90-100 55.5 (51.4-59.6) 56.6 (51.0-62.2) 50.0 (43.7-56.3) 47.8 (42.1-53.5) 0.07
160-179and/or 100-109 24.7 (21.1-28.3) 28.3 (23.2-33.4) 30.0 (24.2-35.8) 29.2 (24.0-34.4) 0.30
> = 180 and/or > =110 18.7 (15.4-22.0) 13.1 (9.3-16.9) 17.1 (12.3-21.9) 12.7 (8.9-16.5) 0.43
Mean BMI, kg/m2 (SD) 32.1 (5.63) 32.0 (5.56) 30.5 (5.36)1 31.8 (6.34) 0.71
BMI,% (95% CI)
<25.0 kg/m2 8.2 (5.9-10.5) 9.1 (5.8-12.4) 17.3 (12.5-22.1)1 11.4 (7.7-15.1) 0.57
25.0-29.9 kg/m2 28.6 (24.8-32.4) 29.1 (23.9-34.3) 32.1 (26.2-38.0) 26.2 (21.1-31.3) 0.55
> = 30.0 kg/m2 63.2 (59.2-67.2) 61.8 (56.1-67.1) 50.6 (44.2-57.0)1 62.4 (56.8-68.0) 0.96
Diabetes,% (95% CI) 4.8 (3.0-6.6) 4.7 (2.3-7.1) 2.1 (0.3-3.9) 6.6 (3.7-9.5) 0.65

1 P < 0.05, as compared to 1983-1984.

BP blood pressure.

BMI body mass index.

CI confidence interval.

SD standard deviation.

Reklaitiene et al.

Reklaitiene et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2012 12:68   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-12-68

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