Table 4

The profile of MetS components in female subjects aged 18–49 of different blood pressure group at baseline (n = 1 323)
Characteristic Optimal BP (n = 838) Normal BP (n = 366) High-normal BP (n = 54) High BP (n = 65)
Baseline Follow-up P-value Baseline Follow-up P-value Baseline Follow-up P-value Baseline Follow-up P-value
BMI, kg/m2 21.48 ± 2.67 22.17 ± 2.83 <0.001 22.24 ± 2.71 22.83 ± 2.82 0.097 22.96 ± 2.63 23.63 ± 2.75 0.025 23.76 ± 2.36 24.27 ± 2.68 0.011
SBP, mmHg 101.03 ± 7.43 107.19 ±11.82 <0.001 115.48 ± 7.09 114.35 ±12.32 <0.001 124.63 ± 7.32 119.80 ±14.39 0.025 129.00 ±14.66 126.88 ±16.51 0.265
DBP, mmHg 66.08 ± 5.12 70.23 ± 7.97 <0.001 77.79 ± 4.14 75.09 ± 8.39 <0.001 82.31 ± 3.46 79.98 ± 9.62 0.089 90.31 ± 8.00 83.55 ±11.48 <0.001
HDL-C, mmol/L 1.64 ± 0.33 1.58 ± 0.33 <0.001 1.62 ± 0.34 1.57 ± 0.38 <0.001 1.66 ± 0.27 1.51 ± 0.33 <0.001 1.62 ± 0.31 1.53 ± 0.35 0.010
TG, mmol/L 0.86 ± 0.48 0.98 ± 0.67 <0.001 1.03 ± 0.82 1.12 ± 0.83 0.014 1.02 ± 0.41 1.23.± 0.78 0.023 1.13 ± 0.60 1.32 ± 0.72 0.028
FPG, mmol/L 5.05 ± 0.44 5.12 ± 0.47 <0.001 5.20 ± 0.47 5.26 ± 0.64 0.039 5.30 ± 0.54 5.36 ± 0.71 0.324 5.22 ± 0.39 5.37 ± 0.67 0.066

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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