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Table 3 Biochemical parameters 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
Glycemia (mg/dL) 106.7 ± 23.26 116.9 ± 42.71* 91.04 ± 25.62
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 186.9 ± 36.59 184.6 ± 38.62 201.9 ± 44.82#
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 102.6 ± 30.71 96.62 ± 28.96 124.4 ± 34.94
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 57.68 ± 12.59 51.16 ± 13.19 54.28 ± 14.37
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 159.5 ± 12.91 153.1 ± 138.2 121.1 ± 58.31
Creatinine (mg/dL) 1.08 ± 0.17 † 1.13 ± 0.28 † 0.76 ± 0.21
eGFR 70.14 ± 21.77 73.31 ± 22.65 98.16 ± 18.9
Microalbuminuria mg/24 h 49.24 ± 72.76 64.60 ± 202.7 8.6 ± 13.8
Potassium (mEq/L) 4.27 ± 0.27 4.28 ± 0.42 4.24 ± 0.08
24 h Urinary Sodium (mEq/24 h) 206.0 ± 72.83 ≠ 204.2 ± 80.82 ≠ 169.1 ± 55.23
n 41 108 48
  1. Values expressed as means ± standard deviation.
  2. n number of individuals, HCD hypertensive with cognitive deficiency, HNCD hypertensive without cognitive deficiency, CT controls, LDL low-density lipoprotein cholesterol fraction, HDL high-density lipoprotein cholesterol fraction; eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate.
  3. * # † ≠ p-value < 0.0001.