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Table 5 Linear correlations between BMI z-score, ABP measurements and measures of left ventricular remodeling

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

  LVMI LV Thickness LV Mass/Volume LV Hypertrophy score
  r p r p r p r p
BMI z-score 0.62 <0.001 0.49 <0.001 0.43 <0.001 0.58 <0.001
Systolic
 24 h SBP 0.36 0.003 0.60 <0.001 0.44 <0.001 0.44 <0.001
 Day SBP 0.39 0.001 0.57 <0.001 0.41 <0.001 0.45 <0.001
 Night SBP 0.34 0.005 0.57 <0.001 0.46 <0.001 0.43 <0.001
 24 h systolic load 0.33 0.006 0.43 <0.001 0.36 0.003 0.37 0.002
 Day systolic load 0.34 0.005 0.37 0.002 0.32 0.007 0.36 0.003
 Night systolic load 0.31 0.01 0.44 <0.001 0.39 0.001 0.36 0.003
 Systolic dipping      −0.26 0.04   
Diastolic
 24 h DBP      0.27 0.03   
 Night DBP    0.24 0.046 0.31 0.01   
 24 h diastolic load    0.26 0.03 0.31 0.009   
 Night diastolic load    0.32 0.007 0.32 0.009   
  1. ABP ambulatory blood pressure, BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, LVMI left ventricular mass index