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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics Stratified by Newly Diagnosed Hypertension, Normotensive Groups, and Overall group Using 24-h Ambulatory BP Monitoring

From: Utility of 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in potential living kidney donors

  New Hypertension (N = 62) Normotensive (N = 181) Overall (N = 264) P value
Age, years 46.65 (12.43) 45.01 (13.25) 46.40(13.13) 0.37
Sex, Male 33 (53.2%) 62 (34.3%) 103 (39.0%) 0.008
Race, Non-Caucasian 19 (30.6%) 36 (19.9%) 57 (21.6%) 0.081
 Caucasian 43 (69.4%) 145 (80.1%) 207 (78.4%)  
Ethnicity, Not Hispanic nor Latino 54 (87.1%) 162 (89.5%) 237 (89.8%) 0.78
Body Mass Index 26.24 (6.11) 26.78 (7.08) 26.93 (6.72) 0.38
Prior history of Hypertension 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 21 (8.0%) N/A
Diabetes 1 (1.6%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (0.4%) N/A
Dyslipidemia 4 (6.5%) 17 (9.4%) 22 (8.3%) 0.48
Cardiovascular Disease 8 (12.9%) 25 (13.8%) 34(12.9%) 0.86
Pulmonary Diseases 8 (12.9%) 17 (9.4%) 28(10.6%) 0.43
Gastrointestinal (GI) 8 (12.9%) 16 (8.8%) 30(11.4%) 0.36
Genitourinary Disorder (GU) 5 (8.1%) 12 (6.6%) 20(7.6%) 0.70
Neurologic Disorders 10 (16.1%) 23 (12.7%) 37(14.0%) 0.50
Adjustment Disorders 3 (4.8%) 17 (9.4%) 22(8.3%) 0.26
Anxiety disorders 2 (3.2%) 15 (8.3%) 18(6.8%) 0.18
Mood Disorders 3 (4.8%) 6 (3.3%) 9(3.4%) 0.58
Smoking History     0.054
 Active 11 (17.7%) 21 (11.6%) 34(12.9%)  
 Former 9 (14.5%) 53 (29.3%) 71 (26.9%)  
 Never 42 (67.7%) 107 (59.1%) 159(60.2%)  
 Serum Creatinine, mg/dL 0.86 (0.19) 0.84 (0.18) 0.85 (0.18) 0.72
 Accepted for Organ Donation 17 (27.4%) 105 (58.0%) 129 (48.9%) < 0.001