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Table 3 Correlations between 24-h diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) and anthropometric, hormone and metabolic parameters in subjects under study (n = 42)

From: Para- and perirenal ultrasonographic fat thickness is associated with 24-hours mean diastolic blood pressure levels in overweight and obese subjects

Parameter r p value
Age (years) 0.09 0.588
Body mass index (kg/m−2) 0.12 0.458
Waist circumference (cm) 0.23 0.138
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dl) 0.09 0.548
Fasting insulin (μUI/ml) 0.22 0.172
HOMAIR 0.21 0.183
24-h urine aldosterone (μg/24 h) 0.57  < 0.001
Office systolic BP (mmHg) 0.16 0.311
Office diastolic BP (mmHg) 0.23 0.149
24-h mean systolic BP (mmHg) 0.80  < 0.001
Diurnal systolic BP (mmHg) 0.76  < 0.001
Diurnal diastolic BP (mmHg) 0.96  < 0.001
Nocturnal systolic BP (mmHg) 0.69  < 0.001
Nocturnal diastolic BP (mmHg) 0.81  < 0.001
PUFT (mm) 0.34 0.026
  1. r represents the Pearson correlation coefficient
  2. PUFT para- and perirenal ultrasonographic fat thickness