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Table. 1.

Basic characteristics of the subjects in the KoGES

Characterisitics Quantitative trait analysis* Case-control analysis**

Normotensive Hypertensive P value***
Number of subjects 7,551 4,452 1,968
Gender [men (%)/women (%)] 3,747 (49.6) / 3,804 (50.4) 2,061 (46.3) / 2,389 (53.7) 910 (46.2) / 1,058 (53.8) 0.955
Age (M years ± SD) 51.44±8.78 49.39±8.11 56.75±8.45 < 0.0001
Systolic blood pressure (SBP) (M mmHg ± SD) 115.65±17.25 104.69±9.15 139.42±17.27 < 0.0001
Diastolic blood pressure (DBP) (M mmHg ± SD) 74.21±11.27 67.68±7.72 88.97±10.90 < 0.0001
Total cholesterol (M mg/dL ± SD) 190.68±35.71 188.05±34.16 197.37±37.70 < 0.0001
High density lipoprotein cholesterol (M mg/dL ± SD) 44.85±10.03 45.05±9.92 43.73±10.26 < 0.0001
Triglyceride (M mg/dL ± SD) 159.97±105.54 146.90±95.75 190.22±115.38 < 0.0001

Abbreviations: M, mean value; SD, standard deviation. *Individuals who are not using hypertensive medications. **Controls (normotensive), SBP < 120 mmHg and DBP < 80 mmHg; Cases (hypertensive), SBP ≥ 140 mmHg and/or DBP ≥ 90 mmHg and/or antihypertensive medication. ***Significantdifferences in characteristics between the normotensive and hypertensive subjects were determined by the two-tailed Student's t-test

Biomed Sci Letters 2021;27:12-8 https://doi.org/10.15616/BSL.2021.27.1.12
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