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Table 2 Distribution of the obese adolescents under study according to Blood pressure levels

From: Association between dietary sodium, calcium, saturated fat and blood pressure in obese Egyptian adolescents

Parameters S B P (mmHg) All adolescents D B P (mmHg) All adolescents Male (N = 35) Female (N = 42)
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD NO % NO %
Normal 117.16 ± 2.63 74.24 ± 2.31 20 57.14 26 61.20
Pre hypertension 122.31 ± 2.74 83.02 ± 2.54 15 42.86 16 38.80
Hypertension 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
All 122.24 ± 2.50 83.79 ± 2.81 35 100 42 100
  1. Normal blood pressure: SBP and DBP <90th percentile
  2. Pre hypertension: SBP or DBP 90th percentile to <95th
  3. Hypertension: SBP and/or DBP ≥95th