Table 5.

BP at randomization and during follow-up in the HOT Study; comparison of patients with lower (≤1.5 mg/dl) and higher (>1.5 mg/dl) S-creatinine at randomization

S-Creatinine Level BP Follow-Up
Randomization 6 mo 24 mo Final Visit
Lower SBP (mmHg) 169.6 (14.1) 142.3 (14.5) 141.2 (14.3) 141.3 (14.8)
Higher 171.4 (16.0) 143.5 (15.6) 141.3 (16.6) 140.5 (16.7)
(P = 0.02) (NS) (NS) (NS)
Lower DBP (mmHg) 105.4 (3.4) 84.2 (7.3) 82.9 (7.2) 82.7 (7.4)
Higher 105.4 (3.4) 84.5 (7.6) 82.1 (7.8) 82.2 (8.7)
(NS) (NS) (P = 0.046) (NS)