Table 1

Age, sex, mean BP by age, and the components of blood pressure measurement of 1142 patients who had not achieved target levels.

Sex

Female

685 (60%)


Male

457 (40%)


Age (years)

Mean(SD)

64 (13)


Minimum

22


Maximum

94


Diabetes

206 (18%)


Systolic BP not achieved target

1094 (95.8%)


Diastolic BP not achieved target

462 (40.5%)


Both systolic and diastolic not achieved target

414 (36.3%)


ONLY systolic BP not achieving target

680 (59.5%)


ONLY diastolic BO not achieving target

48 (4.2%)


Mean systolic BP by age group

Age 40 and under

143.8 mmHG


Age 41 to 60

145.7 mmHG


Age 61 to 80

149.8 mmHG


Age 81 and older

151.6 mmHG


Mean diastolic BP by age group

Age 40 and under

91.6 mmHG


Age 41 to 60

87.6 mmHG


Age 61 to 80

81.0 mmHG


Age 81 and older

78.5 mmHG


Godwin et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2004 4:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-4-2

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