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Table 2 Comparisons between controlled and uncontrolled patients- reference to office and home BP

From: Urinary and dietary sodium and potassium associated with blood pressure control in treated hypertensive kidney transplant recipients: an observational study

  OBP < 140 and <90 and HBP < 135 and <85 OBP ≥140 and/or ≥90 and HBP≥135 and/or ≥85 P
N 15 34  
Age (years) 53.4 ± 9.8 56.8 ± 11 0.33
Graft survival (years) 5.3 ± 4 6.3 ± 6 0.82
Nephrectomy (native kidney), (N) 1 5 0.65
Donor    
Age (years) 39.9 ±12.4 [17–54] 42.7 ±16.5 [15–67] 0.44
Hypertension, (N) 3 5 0.69
Cadaveric, (N) 14 34 0.31
Living, (N) 1 0 0.31
Office SBP (mmHg) 125 ± 9 146 ± 12 0.000002
Office DBP (mmHg) 77 ± 8 87 ± 13 0.004
Office heart rate (beat/min) 67 ± 9 69 ± 12 0.78
Home SBP (mmHg) 123 ± 7 141 ± 10 0.000001
Home DBP (mmHg) 77 ± 6 85 ± 11 0.0005
Home heart rate (beat/min) 68 ± 5 70 ± 12 0.81
Hemodialysis vintage (years) 4.0 ± 7 2.6 ± 2 0.44
BMI (kg/m2) 24 ± 4.6 26 ± 4.9 0.18
Number of antihypertensive drugs 2.1 ± 1 2.1 ± 1 0.99
GFR(ml/min) 63.2 ± 28 61.5 ± 21 0.94
Calcineurin inhibitors N(%) 14 (93) 31 (91) 1.00
Cyclosporine 2 (13) 14 (41) 0.045
Tacrolimus 12 (80) 17 (50)  
Prednisone (daily dose) 3.9 ± 1.2 4.7 ± 1 0.09
K + (blood;mmol/l) 3.9 ±0.3 [3.1-4.5] 4 ± 0.4 [3.2-5] 0.56
Urinary excretion    
Diuresis (ml) 2431 ± 719 2457 ± 919 0.90
Na+ (mmol/24 h) 154 ± 93 162 ± 88 0.60
K+ (mmol/24 h) 68 ± 14 54 ± 20 0.029
Na+/K+ ratio [CI 95%] 2.3 ± 1.2 [1.6-3.1] 3.2 ± 1.3 [2.7-3.6] 0.052
NaCl (g/24 h) 9.1 ± 5.4 9.6 ± 5.2 0.60
Diet intakes    
Na+ (mg/24 h) 2339 ± 1067 1766 ± 695 0.23
K+ (mg/24 h) 3279 ± 753 2208 ± 720 0.009