Table 4.

Clinical characteristics of the hypertensive and normotensive subjects and allelic frequenciesa

Control Subjects (n = 255)Hypertensive Subjects
Population 1 (n = 74)Population 2 (n = 240)
a BMI, body mass index; SBP, systolic BP; DBP, diastolic BP.
Clinical characteristics
    age (yr)43.8 ± 6.747.1 ± 8.948.3 ± 7.5
    gender (% male)414149
    BMI (kg/m2)23.525.0 ± 2.527.5 ± 3.0
    SBP (mmHg)113.3 ± 9.2162 ± 16157 ± 21
    DBP (mmHg)71.5 ± 6.5105 ± 798 ± 11
Allelic frequencies
    C−128G0.270.320.27
    C−19G0.030.030.04
    G230A (R53H)0.040.030.03
    C405T0.290.330.31
    C433G (Q121E)0.490.450.24