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Table 2 Weight status and systolic (SBP) and diastolic (DBP) blood pressure (mm Hg)

From: Life style related to blood pressure and body weight in adolescence: Cross sectional data from the Young-HUNT study, Norway

   SBP, mm Hg DBP, mm Hg
Variables N Mean 95%CI P-trend Mean 95% CI P-trend
Females        
   Normal weight 3355 118.3 118.0–118.7 -- 63.2 62.9–63.5 --
   Overweight 517 124.5 123.6–125.5 -- 65.1 64.5–65.7 --
   Obese 110 134.0 131.5–136.5 <0.001 70.1 68.7–71.5 <0.001
Males        
   Normal weight 3307 123.7 123.3–124.1 -- 64.7 64.4–65.0 --
   Overweight 505 131.1 130.0–132.3 -- 66.8 66.1–67.6 --
   Obese 114 139.4 137.0–141.8 <0.001 71.0 69.1–72.8 <0.001