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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and clinical measurements of 46 participants during the follow-up

From: Weight changes in hypertensive patients with phlegm-dampness syndrome: an integrated proteomics and metabolomics approach

Variables BMI change categorization
N–H (n = 24) H–N (n = 22)
Age (y) 62.8 ± 8.3 64.2 ± 11.9
Men (%) 12 (50.0%) 14 (63.7%)
Race or ethnic group
 Han 24 22
 Others 0 0
 BMI 0 (kg/m2) 24.3 ± 0.5 26.1 ± 1.4
 BMI 1 (kg/m2) 25.7 ± 0.7 23.8 ± 0.9
 Waist 0 (cm) 85.50 ± 5.16 89.48 ± 6.96
 Waist 1 (cm) 86.75 ± 6.09 87.91 ± 6.87
 Glucose 0 (mmol/L) 5.77 ± 0.47 5.87 ± 0.50
 Glucose 1 (mmol/L) 5.65 ± 0.41 5.69 ± 0.34
 Systolic blood pressure 0 (mm Hg) 146.38 ± 16.24 147.10 ± 16.45
 Systolic blood pressure 1 (mm Hg) 148.59 ± 16.02 146.05 ± 17.64
 Diastolic blood pressure 0 (mm Hg) 85.50 ± 5.16 89.48 ± 6.96
 Diastolic blood pressure 1 (mm Hg) 86.55 ± 5.90 87.71 ± 8.36
 Total cholesterol 0 (mmol/L) 5.48 ± 1.11 5.26 ± 1.49
 Total cholesterol 1 (mmol/L) 5.33 ± 0.83 4.77 ± 0.94
 Triglyceride 0 (mmol/L) 1.65 ± 0.82 1.95 ± 1.32
 Triglyceride 1 (mmol/L) 1.66 ± 0.76 1.70 ± 1.26
 Tobacco consumption Packs per year, mean ± SD 34.61 ± 19.33 29.87 ± 19.54
Regular cigarette smoking
 Yes 7 5
 No 17 16
 Unknown 0 1
Regular alcohol consumption
 Yes 5 3
 No 18 19
 Unknown 1 0
Regular physical activity
 Yes 9 11
 No 15 11
 Unknown 0 0
Sodium intake
  ≤ 6 g/day 5 6
  > 6 g/day 15 14
 Unknown 4 2
Food groups (no. of servings/day)
 Fruits and juices 1.2 1.3
 Vegetables 1.1 1.4
 Grains 1.8 1.6
 Regular-fat dairy 2.1 2.6
 Nuts, seeds, and legumes 1.8 1.9
 Beef, pork 1.2 1.1
 Poultry 0.9 1.0
 Fish 0.3 0.5
 Snacks and sweets 1.1 0.9
  1. Data are mean S.E
  2. 1 pack per year is equal to smoking 1 pack per year
  3. BMI body mass index, 0 baseline , 1  after 1 year follow up