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Table 3 Prevalence of systolic and diastolic low/normal blood pressure, prehypertension and hypertension in Argentina (2004 and 2005) and Norway (1995-1997) according to the National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents (2004)

From: Weight status and hypertension among adolescent girls in Argentina and Norway: Data from the ENNyS and HUNT studies

  Systolic Diastolic
  Argentina
(n = 669)
Norway
(n = 2,050)
Argentina
(n = 669)
Norway
(n = 2,050)
  % [CI95%]** % [CI95%] % [CI95%]** % [CI95%]
Low/normal blood pressure 89.5 (85.2; 92.7) 54.3 (52.2; 56.5) 87.2 (82.2; 90.9) 98.2 (97.6; 98.8)
Pre hypertension 7.0 (4.7; 10.4) 29.1 (27.1; 31.1) 9.0 (5.8; 13.6) 1.3 (0.9; 1.9)
Hypertension 3.5 (1.7; 7.0) 16.6 (15.0; 18.2) 3.8 (2.2; 6.7) 0.4 (0.2; 0.7)
  1. **95% CI calculated by SPSS complex analysis
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