Table 3.

SBP, DBP, MAP, and pulse pressure in patients who developed microalbuminuria as compared with those who did not develop microalbuminuria

ParameterSBPDBPMAPPulse Pressure
Baseline BP (mmHg)
    microalbuminuria yes151.2 ± 13.387.9 ± 8.5109.0 ± 8.863.3 ± 11.3
    microalbuminuria no150.8 ± 14.387.4 ± 7.6108.6 ± 8.363.4 ± 12.9
Follow-up BP (mmHg)
    microalbuminuria yes143.3 ± 9.982.7 ± 6.0102.9 ± 6.360.6 ± 8.7
    microalbuminuria no140.2 ± 11.3a81.5 ± 5.7b101.1 ± 6.5a58.7 ± 10.1
BP reduction (mmHg)
    microalbuminuria yes7.9 ± 11.55.2 ± 6.46.1 ± 7.42.7 ± 8.6
    microalbuminuria no10.6 ± 11.9b6.0 ± 6.87.5 ± 7.74.6 ± 9.3
  • a P ≤ 0.01,

  • b P < 0.05 versus microalbuminuria yes.