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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the all population

From: Systemic microvascular rarefaction is correlated with dysfunction of late endothelial progenitor cells in mild hypertension: a substudy of EXCAVATION-CHN1

  Normotension Hypertension t P
Total, n 69 71   
Age, year 36.17 ± 4.10 36.6 ± 5.60 0.52 0.61
Gender, male% 100 100   
Weight, kg 73.20 ± 5.50 73.0 ± 11.30 0.13 0.89
BMI, kg/m2 24.40 ± 1.40 24.8 ± 3.00 1.00 0.32
Daily salt intake, g/day 5.31 ± 1.22 5.26 ± 0.95 0.27 0.79
FBG, mmol/L 4.76 ± 0.90 4.7 ± 0.40 0.51 0.61
Fasting TC, mmol/L 3.90 ± 0.40 3.8 ± 0.70 1.03 0.30
Fasting HDL, mmol/L 1.10 ± 0.10 1.2 ± 0.20 1.31 0.19
Fasting LDL, mmol/L 2.90 ± 0.30 3.0 ± 0.70 1.09 0.28
Fasting TG, mmol/L 1.50 ± 0.50 1.4 ± 0.60 1.07 0.29
Creatinine, mcmol/L 79.10 ± 11.60 78.2 ± 11.20 0.47 0.62
CRP, mmol/L 1.00 ± 0.50 1.5 ± 1.70 2.33 0.02
Home blood pressure
 SBP, mmHg 125.1 ± 7.7 143.6 ± 7.4 − 14.53 0.0001
 DBP, mmHg 73.2 ± 5.56 89.0 ± 5.8 − 16.50 0.0001
 Heart rate, bpm 73.2 ± 5.0 74.9 ± 8.1 − 1.48 0.14
  1. All values are expressed as mean ± SD
  2. BMI body mass index, FBG fasting blood glucose, TC total cholesterol, HDL high density lipoprotein, LDL low density lipoprotein, TG triglyceride, CRP C-reactive protein, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure