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Table 2 Prevalence of HBP risk factors among the two groups

From: Association between severe acute malnutrition during childhood and blood pressure during adulthood in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo: the Lwiro cohort study

  Exposed Unexposed
N (total) % Mean (SD) N (total) % Mean (SD)*
Anthropometry 145    97   
Height (cm)    158.1 (8.2)    157.7 (8.6)
Weight (kg)    55.2 (7.9)    55.9 (7.2)
BMI° (kg/m2)    22.1 (2.7)    22.5 (2.6)
< 18.5   4.8    4.1  
18.5–24.9   80.7    79.4  
25.0–29.9   13.8    15.5  
 > 30.0   0.7    1.0  
Cardiovascular risk factors
1. Alcohol (yes)   49.0    49.5  
2. Tobacco (yes)   4.8    5.2  
3. Family history of HBP1 and/or diabetes   35.2    36.1  
  1. *For all of the variables, no statistically significant difference was observed between the two groups
  2. 1HBP=High Blood Pressure. °BMI=Body Mass Index