Table 1.

Descriptive statistics of systolic, diastolic, and mean blood pressures and heart rate separated by phenotype and sex

PhenotypeNSystolic Blood Pressure, mmHgDiastolic Blood Pressure, mmHgMean Blood Pressure, mmHgHeart Rate, beats/min
Normotensive
 Male13099.3 ± 1.253.5 ± 1.468.8 ± 1.2117.3 ± 2.0
 Female57100.4 ± 1.862.3 ± 2.675.3 ± 3.9144.9 ± 3.9*
Borderline hypertensive
 Male58130.9 ± 0.766.2 ± 2.687.7 ± 1.8128.2 ± 2.5
 Female22130.0 ± 1.375.6 ± 4.093.7 ± 2.6164.5 ± 6.3*
Hypertensive
 Male119171.6 ± 2.481.6 ± 2.3111.6 ± 2.0130.3 ± 2.0
 Female38173.3 ± 4.987.9 ± 3.2114.0 ± 3.3162.3 ± 4.9*
  • All values are reported as means ± SE.

  • * P < 0.05 compared with phenotype-matched opposite sex.