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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the studied population in UMMC (N = 1217)

From: Prevalence and predictors of resistant hypertension in a primary care setting: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic of the subjects  
Mean Age ± SD ,years 66.8 ± 9.7
Female, n, % 784 (64.4)
Ethnicity, n, %  
 Malays 312 (25.6)
 Chinese 540 (44.4)
 Indians 348 (28.6)
Systolic blood pressure (IQR), mmHg 130 (90–220)
Diastolic blood pressure (IQR), mmHg 80 (50–110)
Resistant hypertension, n, % 107 (8.8)
Presence of DM, n, % 693 (56.9)
 Missing value, n % 20 (1.6%)
BMI (IQR), kg/m2 25.8 (12.9-55.5)
 Missing value, n, % 367 (30.2)
presence of CKD, n, % 425 (34.9)
 Missing value, n, % 261 (21.4)
Smoker, n, % 86 (7.1)
  1. IQR: interquartile range.