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Table 2 Blood pressure profile in study participants characterized by gender

From: Prevalence of hypertension and blood pressure profile amongst urban-dwelling adults in Nigeria: a comparative analysis based on recent guideline recommendations

Blood pressure Total N = 5365 Female N = 2781 Male N = 2584 P value
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg
Range 72.0–230.0 72.0–230.0 84.0–214.0  
Mean ± SD 126.8 ± 18.6 124.9 ± 19.6 128.9 ± 17.3 0.000a
Standard error of the mean (SEM) 0.26 0.37 0.34  
Median 124.0 121.5 126.5  
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg
Range 45.0–146.0 47.5–146.0 45.0–138.5  
Mean ± SD 80.6 ± 13,2 80.5 ± 13.4 80.7 ± 13.1 0.59
Standard error of the mean (SEM) 0.18 0.25 0.26  
Median 79.0 79.0 79.5  
  1. aSignificant difference (ANOVA; F = 62.1)