Table 3

Adjusted mean systolic and diastolic blood pressure levels by ethnicity and sex

Systolic blood pressure [95% CI]

Diastolic blood pressure [95% CI]


Model I

Model II

Model I

Model II

Boys

Hindustani

114.2 (111.6–116.8)

114.4 (112.0–116.9)

70.0 (68.1–72.0)

70.2 (68.3–72.1)

Creole

117.2 (114.5–119.8)

116.7 (114.2–119.1)

67.6 (65.4–69.9)

67.3 (65.4–69.2)

Javanese

117.3 (114.1–120.4)

117.3 (114.3–120.2)

70.9 (68.5–73.3)

70.9 (68.6–73.2)

Maroon

112.5 (108.8–116.3)

114.0 (110.5–117.6)

66.1 (63.2–69.0)

67.1 (64.3–69.9)

Mixed-ethnicity

116.5 (114.3–118.8)

116.2 (114.1–118.3)

69.6 (67.9–71.4)

69.4 (67.8–71.0)

Girls

Hindustani

104.5 (102.1–106.9)

105.0 (102.8–107.2)

68.8 (67.1–70.6)

69.1 (67.4–70.7)

Creole

107.9 (105.4–110.3)

107.2 (105.0–109.4)

67.2 (65.4–68.9)

66.8 (65.1–68.5)

Javanese

106.7 (104.1–109.4)

107.7 (105.0–110.2)

70.6 (68.7–72.6)

71.2 (69.3–73.0)

Maroon

107.3 (104.2–110.4)

106.2 (103.4–109.0)

66.1 (64.0–68.4)

65.6 (63.4–67.9)

Mixed-ethnicity

105.6 (103.9–107.1)

105.6 (104.1–107.1)

68.3 (67.2–69.5)

68.3 (67.2–69.4)


Model I (adjusted for age and height) model II (model I plus BMI); CI, confidence intervals

Agyemang et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2009 9:19   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-9-19

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