Table 2

The profile of MetS components in male subjects aged 18–49 of different blood pressure group at baseline (n = 965)
Characteristic Optimal BP (n = 342) Normal BP (n = 367) High-normal BP (n = 113) High BP (n = 66)
Baseline Follow-up P-value Baseline Follow-up P-value Baseline Follow-up P-value Baseline Follow-up P-value
BMI, kg/m2 23.46 ± 3.10 24.35 ± 3.15 <0.001 23.67 ± 2.83 24.44 ± 2.87 <0.001 24.10 ± 3.07 24.50 ± 2.93 0.001 24.94 ± 2.96 25.57 ± 3.22 <0.001
SBP, mmHg 103.70 ± 7.33 112.51 ±11.49 <0.001 116.04 ± 6.74 117.32 ±10.61 0.043 125.88 ± 7.05 121.82 ±12.04 0.001 131.85 ±12.76 127.611±15.06 0.001
DBP, mmHg 68.86 ± 4.42 74.61 ± 8.94 <0.001 77.41 ± 4.28 77.14 ± 8.04 0.557 82.26 ± 4.28 79.93 ±10.06 0.017 92.99 ± 7.10 85.30 ± 9.61 <0.001
HDL-C, mmol/L 1.34 ± 0.29 1.24 ± 0.29 <0.001 1.34 ± 0.27 1.27 ± 0.30 <0.001 1.38 ± 0.27 1.36 ± 0.31 0.295 1.35 ± 0.24 1.30 ± 0.28 0.003
TG, mmol/L 1.36 ± 1.17 1.61 ± 1.37 <0.001 1.28 ± 0.73 1.64 ± 1.61 <0.001 1.33 ± 0.98 1.47 ± 0.99 0.084 1.39 ± 0.97 1.60 ± 1.03 0.003
FPG, mmol/L 5.12 ± 0.46 5.24 ± 0.53 <0.001 5.26 ± 0.76 5.37 ± 0.82 0.006 5.28 ± 0.53 5.34 ± 0.81 0.279 5.37 ± 0.68 5.67 ± 1.55 0.007

BMI body mass index, SBP, DBP systolic / diastolic blood pressure, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG triglyceride, FPG fasting plasma glucose. P-value is based on paired t-test.

Huo et al.

Huo et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:912   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-912

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