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Table 2 Association of age, clinical and biochemical parameters with family history

From: The influence of family history of Hypertension on disease prevalence and associated metabolic risk factors among Sri Lankan adults

  Patients with hypertension (n = 1188) p value* Patients without hypertension (n = 3293) p value*
Family history Family history
Present Absent Present Absent
(n = 572) (n = 616) (n = 1379) (n = 1914)
Mean (±SD) Mean (±SD) Mean (±SD) Mean (±SD)
Age (years) 52.9 (±12.6) 59.1 (±13.4) <0.001 40.4 (±12.3) 44.0 (±14.9) <0.001
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 24.1 (±4.4) 22.1 (±4.3) <0.001 21.9 (±4.1) 20.8 (±3.9) <0.001
Waist circumference (cm) 84.3 (±11.6) 79.4 (±11.6) <0.001 77.6 (±11.5) 74.3 (±10.9) <0.001
Hip circumference (cm) 93.4 (±9.5) 88.9 (±9.2) <0.001 89.9 (±8.7) 86.9 (±8.6) <0.001
Waist to hip ratio 0.90 (±0.07) 0.89 (±0.07) 0.138 0.86 (±0.07) 0.85 (±0.07) <0.001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 148.8 (±18.9) 151.1 (±19.8) 0.06 119.8 (±11.4) 118.2 (±11.8) 0.180
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 86.8 (±11.0) 85.3 (±11.3) <0.05 72.5 (±8.1) 70.7 (±8.5) <0.05
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dl) 133.1 (±67.7) 123.3 (±58.1) <0.05 89.0 (±26.1) 88.4 (±26.5) 0.678
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 221.1 (±43.1) 218.7 (±44.3) 0.355 204.4 (±41.0) 200.2 (±43.4) 0.108
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 145.3 (±38.5) 143.8 (±37.8) 0.516 134.2 (±35.1) 130.7 (±37.9) <0.05
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 46.5 (±9.6) 47.0 (±10.3) 0.399 46.8 (±10.8) 46.8 (±10.8) 0.644
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 146.7 (±76.4) 138.9 (±69.5) 0.07 116.5 (±63.4) 112.4 (±62.2) <0.05
  1. *Patients with and without family history