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Table 2 Clinic and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)

From: Cognitive and autonomic dysfunction measures in normal controls, white coat and borderline hypertension

Parameters Normal BP (N = 20) WCH (N = 19) Borderline HTN (N = 30) Post-hoc analysis
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD p value
Clinic SBP (mm Hg) 125 ± 18 161 ± 16 155 ± 16 NS
ABPM (day-time) SBP (mm Hg) 121 ± 13 131 ± 8 139 ± 6 < 0.05
ABPM (night-time) SBP (mm Hg) 111 ± 12 118 ± 11 121 ± 9 NS
Clinic DBP (mm Hg) 71 ± 8 93 ± 10 93 ± 11 NS
ABPM (day-time) DBP (mm Hg) 75 ± 7 82 ± 6 90 ± 6 < 0.05
ABPM (night-time) DBP (mm Hg) 65 ± 8 69 ± 10 77 ± 7 NS
Pulse 71 ± 9 86 ± 15 80 ± 19 < 0.05
  1. BP: blood pressure, WCH: white coat hypertension, HTN: hypertension, SD; standard deviation.