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Table 1 Demographic, anthropometric, and BP characteristics of the study participants by sex; values are mean ± SD

From: Associations of short sleep duration with prehypertension and hypertension among Lithuanian children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Variables Total (n = 6940) Boys (n = 3189) Girls (n = 3751) P*
Age (years) 13.44 ± 1.11 13.43 ± 1.12 13.44 ± 1.10 0.852
Height (cm) 164.62 ± 9.89 166.70 ± 11.44 162.84 ± 7.94 <0.001
Weight (kg) 53.40 ± 11.93 55.14 ± 13.05 51.87 ± 10.60 <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 19.56 ± 3.19 19.65 ± 3.14 19.45 ± 3.21 <0.001
SBP (mmHg) 118.31 ± 14.43 121.89 ± 15.99 115.27 ± 12.15 <0.001
DBP (mmHg) 65.59 ± 7.76 65.15 ± 7.84 65.96 ± 7.67 <0.001
  1. BP blood pressure, BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure.
  2. *Boys versus girls (Mann–Whitney U test).