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Table 2 Parameter estimates in general linear model showing the factors contributing to casual and ambulatory BPs in mmHg

From: Relationship between nocturnal blood pressure and 24-h urinary sodium excretion in a rural population in Korea

Variable Casual BP (mmHg) Ambulatory BP (mmHg)
SBP DBP Daytime BP Nighttime BP
SBP DBP SBP DBP
Sodium intake       
  Age −0.036 −0.131 0.038 0.003 0.072 0.002
  Sex −7.880* −5.321* 0.157 −0.720 −3.539 −4.660*
  Sodium (g) 0.303 −0.041 0.673 0.287 1.573* 1.036*
  MetS score 3.313* 2.771* 1.317 1.421* 2.604* 1.474*
  Rsq 0.134 0.145 0.031 0.051 0.127 0.169
Sodium potassium ratio       
  Age −0.048 −0.163 0.044 0.031 0.107 0.023
  Sex −8.434* −5.915* −0.518 −1.017 −4.757 −5.516*
  Na/K −0.416 −0.994 0.081 0.018 0.844 0.459
  MetS score 3.398* 2.889* 1.391 1.454* 2.702* 1.549*
  Rsq 0.134 0.153 0.017 0.045 0.077 0.115
  1. BP blood pressure, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, MetS score the summed number of abnormal criteria for metabolic syndrome except for BP, Rsq R-squared, Na/K sodium potassium ratio.
  2. *p < 0.05.