Table 3

The profile of MetS components in male subjects aged 50 and above with different blood pressure group at baseline (n = 249)
Characteristic Optimal BP (n = 66) Normal BP (n = 88) High-normal BP (n = 36) High BP (n = 59)
Baseline Follow-up P-value Baseline Follow-up P-value Baseline Follow-up P-value Baseline Follow-up P-value
BMI, kg/m2 24.42 ± 3.16 24.49 ± 3.24 0.753 24.57 ± 2.57 24.88 ± 2.73 0.008 23.57 ± 2.59 24.02 ± 2.67 0.015 24.03 ± 2.85 24.44 ± 3.19 0.004
SBP, mmHg 103.11 ± 7.33 111.71 ±14.93 <0.001 115.23 ± 6.99 121.38 ±14.05 <0.001 127.50 ± 5.67 130.28 ±11.93 0.151 132.88 ±14.72 127.14 ±15.03 0.004
DBP, mmHg 68.86 ± 4.87 74.05 ±10.11 <0.001 77.50 ± 4.29 80.17 ±10.67 0.025 80.97 ± 4.44 80.25 ±10.82 0.665 89.07 ± 7.74 83.24 ± 7.87 <0.001
HDL-C, mmol/L 1.42 ± 0.28 1.35 ± 0.29 0.003 1.34 ± 0.31 1.29 ± 0.35 0.097 1.45 ± 0.28 1.38 ± 0.31 0.060 1.46 ± 0.37 1.39 ± 0.33 0.036
TG, mmol/L 1.43 ± 0.98 1.43 ± 0.77 0.998 1.42 ± 0.87 1.60 ± 1.35 0.118 1.33 ± 0.75 1.39 ± 0.72 0.618 1.34 ± 0.80 1.42 ± 0.74 0.396
FPG, mmol/L 5.67 ± 1.21 5.72 ± 1.13 0.719 5.74 ± 1.00 5.88 ± 0.85 0.088 5.67 ± 1.32 5.64 ± 0.77 0.897 5.63 ± 0.94 5.83 ± 1.04 0.011

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.

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

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