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Table 2 Hazard Ratios of Risk Factors for Incident Hypertension in the TLGS and Framingham Study

From: Validation of the Framingham hypertension risk score in a middle eastern population: Tehran lipid and glucose study (TLGS)

Parameter/Predictor TLGS
Hazard Ratio (95% CI)
Framingham
Hazard Ratio (95% CI)
P-value *
Age (per year) 1.22 (1.08–1.38) 1.20 (1.09–1.31) 0.72
Women (vs men) 0.81 (0.63–1.04) 1.26 (1.09–1.46) 0.006
Systolic blood pressure (per 1 mmHg) 1.05 (1.04–1.07) 1.07 (1.06–1.08) 0.03
Diastolic blood pressure (per 1 mmHg) 1.19 (1.10–1.29) 1.16 (1.09–1.23) 0.74
Current smoking (vs not) 1.35 (0.98–1.86) 1.24 (1.06–1.46) 0.79
Parental hypertension (vs not) 1.43 (1.17–1.82) 1.209 (1.05–1.40) 0.66
Body mass index (per unit) 1.04 (1.02–1.07) 1.039 (1.03–1.05) 0.74
Age by diastolic blood pressure 0.99 (0 .99–0.99) 0.99 (0.99–0.99) 0.74
  1. *Data show the P-value for the difference in β-Coefficient between this study and the Framingham study [12]