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Table 4 Blood pressure distribution of respondents

From: In-school adolescents’ weight status and blood pressure profile in South-western Nigeria: urban-rural comparison

Blood Pressure category Urban (%) Rural (%) Total (%)
Normal Systolic BP 386 (47.7) 424 (52.3) 810(100.0)
Normal Diastolic BP 392 (47.6) 432 (52.4) 824 (100.0)
“Pre-Hypertension” (Systolic) 96 (58.2) 69 (41.8) 165 (100.0)
“Pre-Hypertension” (Diastolic) 95 (61.7) 59 (38.3) 154 (100.0)
“Hypertension” (Systolic) 18 (72.0) 7 (28.0) 25 (100.0)
“Hypertension” (Diastolic) 13 (59.1) 9 (40.9) 22 (100.0)
Total respondents with high BP (either systolic or diastolic or both)a 27 (65.8) 14 (34.2) 41 (100.0)
  1. aOut of the 41 respondents who had “hypertension”, 19 had isolated systolic “hypertension”, 16 had isolated diastolic “hypertension” and six had both systolic and diastolic “hypertension”