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Table 2 Cinical data for maternal members of the probands and the controls

From: Systematic analysis of the clinical and biochemical characteristics of maternally inherited hypertension in Chinese Han families associated with mitochondrial

  Maternal members (n = 74) Controls (n = 216) P value
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD  
Men, n (%) 28 52 0.07
Age (years) 60.9 ± 12.3 55.9 ± 10.8 0.15
Onset age(years) 45.6 ± 9.8   
BMI (kg/m2) 25.1 ± 4.8 24.1 ± 3.1 0.00*
Systolic BP (mmHg) 132.8 ± 29.6 117.9 ± 9.8 0.00*
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 79.3 ± 17.4 66.8 ± 9.1 0.00*
Past disease    
CHD 12 0 0.00*
 Cerebrovacular disease 6 0 0.00*
 Diabetes 5 0 0.00*
 Hyerlipidemia 9 0 0.00*
 Renal disease 3 0 0.02*
 Alcohol 9 18 0.56
 Current Smoking 18 21 0.01*
Laboratory test    
 FSB (mmol/L) 5.7 ± 1.5 5.5 ± 1.8 0.38
 TC (mmol/L) 4.3 ± 0.8 4.1 ± 1.0 0.11
 Sodium (mmol/L) 141.2 ± 3.6 139.4 ± 3.2 0.00*
 Potassium (mmol/L) 4.3 ± 0.4 4.1 ± 0.5 0.00*
 Triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.7 ± 0.9 1.5 ± 0.8 0.07
 HDL (mmol/L) 1.1 ± 0.3 1.2 ± 0.4 0.04*
 LDL (mmol/L) 2.6 ± 0.6 2.5 ± 0.8 0.31
 Creatinine (μmol/L) 61.4 ± 11.1 59.1 ± 15.8 0.23
  1. CHD, coronary heart disease; FSB, fasting blood glucose; TC, total cholesterol; HDL, High-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; UN, Urea nitrogen.
  2. * present statistically significant difference.