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Table 4 Coefficients of multiple linear regressions of SBP and DBP with age, sex and BMI of the study populations

From: Pattern of blood pressure distribution and prevalence of hypertension and prehypertension among adults in Northern Ethiopia: disclosing the hidden burden

Blood pressure Predictors Beta p-value
Mean SBP of the population Sex 1.897 0.046
Age 6.757 0.001
BMI 1.026 0.001
Mean DBP of the population Sex 1.997 0.001
Age 1.957 0.001
  BMI 0.656 0.001