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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the individuals remaining after QC in the merged dataset

From: Insights into the genetics of blood pressure in black South African individuals: the Birth to Twenty cohort

   Mean (SD) Median Range
Merged (n = 1947)
 Females: 73.3% Age (years) 30.1 (13.5) 30.0 17.3–84.0
 Males: 26.6% Weight (kg) 68.0 (16.7) 64.4 36.1–136.6
  Height (m) 1.6 (0.1) 1.6 1.2–1.9
  BMI (kg.m−2) 26.2 (7.1) 24.6 14.9–58.8
  SBP (mmHg) 117.8 (16.8) 116.0 77.0–206.5
  DBP (mmHg) 74.1 (11.1) 72.5 44.5–129.5