Skip to main content

Table 2 Comparison between the JNC 8 and newly excluded only treatment groups

From: The relationship between hypertension and sleep duration: an analysis of the fifth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES V-3)

Variables Treatment category *
JNC 7 (n = 1,754) JNC 8 (n = 1,561) Newly excluded only (n = 193) P value
Male sex (%) 767 (53.2) 54.1 45.9 0.101
Mean age (yr) 57.5 ± 0.5 57.9 ± 0.6 56.2 ± 1.5 0.365
Obesity (%) 773 (47.5) 702 (48.8) 71 (36.8) 0.012
Past history (%)     
CVD 181 (8.4) 174 (8.9) 7 (4.1) 0.129
DM 477 (26.1) 382 (23.1) 95 (50.5) <0.001
CKD 16 (1.2) 21 (1.2) 3 (1.3) 0.864
SBP (mmHg) 134.4 ± 0.6 134.3 ± 0.6 135.7 ± 1.1 0.268
DBP (mmHg) 83.5 ± 0.5 83.9 ± 0.6 80.3 ± 0.7 <0.001
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 192.9 ± 1.2 192.3 ± 1.4 198.0 ± 4.1 0.216
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 170.3 ± 4.9 166.6 ± 4.5 200.4 ± 28.6 0.249
FPG (mg/dL) 107.8 ± 1.0 105.6 ± 1.0 125.2 ± 4.1 <0.001
Current smoking (%) 227 (18.5) 201 (18.3) 26 (20.0) 0.737
Physical activity (%) 235 (4.1) 212 (14.5) 23 (10.9) 0.249
Sleep duration (hours) 6.7 ± 0.03 6.7 ± 0.04 6.8 ± 0.20 0.427
  1. Values are presented as means ± SD or frequencies (%). P-value for JNC 8 vs. newly excluded only.
  2. *Treatment category; JNC 7 included participants taking antihypertensive medication and content with JNC 7 guidelines; JNC 8 included participants taking antihypertensive medication and content with JNC 8 guidelines; Newly excluded only included participants treated under JNC 7, but not JNC 8, guidelines.
  3. CVD included myocardial infarction, angina, and stroke.
  4. Physical activity, moderate exercise at least three times a week.
  5. CVD, cardiovascular disease; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; FPG, fasting plasma glucose; DM, diabetes mellitus; CKD, chronic kidney disease, JNC, Joint National Committee.