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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the included participants according to blood pressure status

From: Hypertension modifies the associations of body mass index and waist circumference with all-cause mortality among older Chinese: a retrospective cohort study

  Total Blood pressure status P Value
Normotension Hypertension
Number of participants, n (%) 77,295 (100.0) 35,938 (46.5) 41,357 (53.5)  
Age(years), mean (SD) 68.2 (7.4) 67.7 (7.5) 68.6 (7.3)  < 0.001
BMI, mean (SD) 24.2 (3.3) 23.6 (3.0) 24.8 (3.4)  < 0.001
WC, mean (SD) 82.7 (9.6) 81.3 (9.0) 83.9 (10.0)  < 0.001
Female, n (%) 40,619 (52.6) 18,093 (50.3) 22,526 (54.5)  < 0.001
Married, n (%) 60,825 (78.7) 28,622 (79.6) 32,203 (77.9)  < 0.001
Current smokers, n (%) 9603 (12.4) 4393 (12.2) 5210 (12.6) 0.118
Current drinking, n (%) 5633 (7.3) 2182 (6.1) 3451 (8.3)  < 0.001
Regular exercise, n (%) 14,374 (18.6) 6020 (16.8) 8354 (20.2)  < 0.001
RHR, beats/min, mean (SD) 74.3 (8.2) 74.0 (7.8) 74.6 (8.5)  < 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: BMI Body mass index, SD Standard deviation, WC Waist circumference, RHR Resting heart rate