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Table 2 Patients’ clinical information

From: What hypertensive patients want to know [and from whom] about their disease: a two-year longitudinal study

Clinical characteristicmean ± standard deviation (SD)
Body Mass Index kg/m26.7 ± 3.9
Waist Circumference cm92.6 ± 12.2
Total Cholesterol mg/dl200 ± 34.7
Glucose mg/dl94 ± 19.8
Risk Factors3 ± 1.5
Risk FactorsN(%)
Dyslipidemia30 (15.1)
Smoking History64 (32.2)
Diabetes16 (8.1)
Obesity61 (33.7)
Family History of premature CVD88 (45.8)
Nephropathy3 (1.6)
Prior cardiac events9 (4.5)
Menopause38 (19.9)
Pharmacological TreatmentN(%)
Yes176 (87.1)