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Table 3 Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring measurements (mean ± SD)

From: Ambulatory systolic blood pressure and obesity are independently associated with left ventricular hypertrophic remodeling in children

  Obese/Overweight
n = 31
Healthy
n = 37
p, age adjusted
24-h
 24 h SBP (mmHg) 126 ± 15 117 ± 11 0.004
 24 h DBP (mmHg) 66 ± 8 64 ± 6 0.19
 24 h systolic load (%) 41 ± 28 22 ± 18 0.001
 24 h diastolic load (%) 19 ± 17 12 ± 11 0.04
Daytime
 Day SBP (mmHg) 130 ± 15 123 ± 11 0.01
 Day DBP (mmHg) 70 ± 8 69 ± 7 0.58
 Day systolic load (%) 41 ± 28 23 ± 17 0.001
 Day diastolic load (%) 17 ± 16 13 ± 14 0.21
Nighttime
 Night SBP (mmHg) 117 ± 17 107 ± 13 0.003
 Night DBP (mmHg) 59 ± 9 56 ± 6 0.046
 Night systolic load (%) 41 ± 31 20 ± 26 0.003
 Night diastolic load (%) 22 ± 24 13 ± 15 0.06
Nocturnal Dipping
 Systolic dipping (%) 10 ± 6 13 ± 7 0.09
 Diastolic dipping (%) 15 ± 9 19 ± 8 0.07
  1. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure