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Table 3 Clinical and biological markers and prevalence of HBP in 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)*
145    97   
Blood pressure (BP) mm Hg
 Systolic BP    120.4 (12.1)    120.1 (12.9)
   < 120   50.3    44.3  
  120–139   42.1    49.5  
   ≥ 140   7.6    6.2  
 Diastolic BP    73.5 (10.3)    75.1 (9.2)
   < 80   73.1    68.0  
  80–89   19.3    23.7  
   ≥ 90   7.6    8.3  
 Mean BP    89.1 (9.6)    90.0 (9.3)
 Pulse pressure    46.9 (10.9)    44.9 (10.6)
High blood pressure   7.6    4.1  
Serum creatinine (mg/dL)    0.91 (0.2)    0.95 (0.2)
  1. *For all of the variables, no statistically significant difference was observed between exposed and unexposed