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Table 2 Association between clinical variables among patients with and without resistant hypertension

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

Variables No resistant HPT (91.2%) (n = 1110) Resistant HPT (8.8%) (n = 107) p
Age (years) 66.9 ± 9.5 65.5 ± 9.5 0.15
Female, n, % 713 (64.2) 71 (66.4) 0.66
Ethnicity, n , %    
 Malay 281 (25.4) 31 (29.0) 0.99
 Chinese 495 (44.7) 45 (42.1)  
 Indians 319 (28.8) 29 (27.1)  
BMI, kg/m2 26.3 ± 4.8 27.4 ± 5.4 0.08
Diabetes mellitus, n, % 672 (61.3) 67 (62.6) 0.79
Dyslipidaemia, n, % 734 (66.1) 76 (71.0) 0.34
Chronic kidney disease, n, % 377 (43.5) 48 (53.3) 0.08
Smoker, n, % 77 (6.9) 9 (8.4) 0.93
  1. HPT: hypertension, n: number, BMI: body mass index.