Table 1.

Characteristics of the Dallas Heart Study Participantsa (n = 2660)

Age (yr)b43.9 (0.3)
Male (%)49.5
Race (%)
    white67.8
    black19.5
    other12.7
Ethnicity (%)
    Hispanic25.9
Systolic BP (mmHg)b124.6 (0.5)
Diastolic BP (mmHg)b78.0 (0.3)
Body mass index (kg/m2)b28.5 (0.1)
Obese (%)33.6
Hypertension (%)31.0
Diabetes (%)9.8
Current smoker (%)18.0
Serum creatinine (mg/dl)b0.9 (0.005)
Spot urine albumin/creatinine ratio (mg/g)b10.0 (1.3)
  • a Percentages and mean values are based on weighted data.

  • b Values shown are mean (SE).