Table 3.

Mean and SD for women in standard and rigorous BP control groups on all measurements at baseline and 7 years

ParameteraStandardRigorous
MeanSDnMeanSDn
a LVMI, left ventricular mass index; MAP, mean arterial pressures.
b Blood pressures were measured after a 2- to 4-week washout period without hypertensive medications.
c To convert serum creatinine values to micromoles per liter, multiply by 88.4.
Baseline
    LVMI (g/m2)14723151441619
    systolic BP (mmHg)b13817151401519
    diastolic BP (mmHg)b911115931119
    MAP (mmHg)b10712151091119
    hematocrit39.33.381539.63.1219
    serum creatinine (mg/dl)c1.430.59151.150.2219
    creatinine clearance (ml/min per 1.73 m2)743015802119
Year 7
    LVMI (g/m2)1123112992911
    systolic BP (mmHg)13024121231211
    diastolic BP (mmHg)8091277711
    MAP (mmHg)97141293711
    hematocrit37.05.451238.93.4511
    serum creatinine (mg/dl)c2.121.24121.530.6911
    creatinine clearance (ml/min per 1.73 m2)502512642611