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Table 1 Demographic and anthropometric characteristics of the HCD, HNCD and CT groups

From: Carotid intima-media thickness is associated with cognitive deficiency in hypertensive patients with elevated central systolic blood pressure

  HCD HNCD CT
Age (years) 63.22 ± 9.3* 55.75 ± 8.66* 44.56 ± 7.93
Gender: F/M 26/16 58/50 30/18
Height 1.62 ± 0.11 1.65 ± 0.09 1.63v0.24
weight 75.56 ± 15.95 80.69 ± 16.18 71.58v18.25
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 29.04 ± 6.81* 29.57 ± 5.2* 25.83 ± 4.91
Duration HBP 15.03 ± 9.74 15.73 ± 9.57 -
Number of A-H 2.43 ± 0.97 2.35 ± 0.85  
  HCT 36 (86%) 85 (79%)  
  ACEI 22 (52%) 53 (49%)  
  ARB 15 (36%) 45 (42%)  
  BB 16 (38%) 40 (37%)  
  CCB 13 (31%) 31 (29%)  
n 42 108 48
  1. Values expressed as means ± standard deviation or n (%).
  2. n number of individuals, HCD hypertensive with cognitive deficiency, HNCD hypertensive without cognitive deficiency, CT controls, BMI body mass index, M male, F female, HBP high blood pressure.
  3. A-H Anti-hypertensive drugs, HCT Hydrochlorothiazide, ACEI Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor, ARB Angiotensin Type 2 Receptor Blocker, BB beta blocker, CCB Calcium Chanel Blocker.
  4. * p-value < 0.0001 HCD-HNCD vs. CT.