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Table 2 Mean systolic and diastolic blood pressure and mean BMI by age and sex

From: Ethnic differences in prevalence and risk factors for hypertension in the Suriname Health Study: a cross sectional population study

Age group Systolic blood pressure Diastolic blood pressure BMI
Mean ± SD (SE) Mean ± SD (SE) Mean ± SD (SE)
Male Female Male Female Male Female
(n = 2102) (n = 3524) (n = 2102) (n = 3522) (n = 2052) (n = 3302)
15-24 years 115.1 ± 12.6 (0.5) 102.6 ± 11.1 (0.4) 71.5 ± 9.8 (0.4) 69.5 ± 8.4 (0.3) 23.0 ± 4.8 (0.2) 24.2 ± 5.2 (0.2)
25-34 years 120.3 ± 13.0 (0.5) 108.5 ± 14.4 (0.5) 78.3 ± 10.6 (0.4) 75.2 ± 11.8 (0.4) 25.7 ± 5.2 (0.2) 27.9 ± 5.9 (0.2)
35-44 years 123.5 ± 15.6 (0.6) 117.4 ± 18.4 (0.8) 82.3 ± 11.5 (0.5) 81.2 ± 12.9 (0.5) 26.5 ± 5.2 (0.2) 29.1 ± 6.1 (0.3)
45-54 years 128.5 ± 19.0 (0.8) 126.3 ± 20.6 (0.9) 84.3 ± 12.5 (0.5) 83.6 ± 12.2 (0.5) 26.1 ± 5.1 (0.2) 29.2 ± 5.8 (0.3)
55-64 years 137.9 ± 23.6 (1.4) 134.6 ± 22.0 (1.2) 86.6 ± 13.4 (0.8) 84.3 ± 12.3 (0.7) 26.2 ± 5.2 (0.3) 29.7 ± 6.3 (0.3)
Total pop. 123.1 ± 17.5 (0.3) 115.2 ± 20.1 (0.4) 79.4 ± 12.5 (0.2) 77.5 ± 12.8 (0.2) 25.3 ± 5.2 (0.1) 27.7 ± 6.2 (0.1)
  1. The values are estimated means ± the standard deviation (SD) with the standard error (SE) and are based on weighted data. Total pop. = total population