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Table 3 Proportions of participants within systolic BP categories

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

Systolic BP, mmHg Total (%) N = 5365 Female (%) N = 2781 Male (%) N = 2584
<  130 3351 (62.5) 1857 (66.8) 1494 (57.8)
130–134 570 (10.6) 249 (9.0) 321 (12.4)
135–139 378 (7.0) 166 (6.0) 212 (8.2)
140–144 339 (4.9) 137 (7.8) 202 (6.3)
145–149 185 (3.4) 87 (3.1) 98 (3.8)
150–154 134 (2.5) 67 (2.4) 67 (2.6)
155–159 86 (1.6) 41 (1.5) 45 (1.7)
≥ 160 322 (6.0) 177 (6.4) 145 (5.6)