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Table 1 Characteristics of the 13 clinical trials (17 patient groups) included in this meta-analysis

From: Difference in blood pressure response to ACE-Inhibitor monotherapy between black and white adults with arterial hypertension: a meta-analysis of 13 clinical trials

   N of subjects Age of subjects (years) Duration (weeks) Jadad score Mean baseline blood pressure systolic/diastolic (mm Hg)
   White Black White Black White Black
1 Study Group 1982 [26] 170 151 55   7 3 148.2/97.4 147.6/97.8
2 Weinberger 1985 [27] 32 37 * * 6 0 149.5/99.6 152.7/99.2
3 Thind 1988 [28] 15 10 47.5   4 0 */97 */101
4a Materson 1993, young [29] 39 44 51 49 4 5 149/99 147/100
4b Materson 1993, old [29] 55 48 66   4 5 154/98 157/100
5a Weir 1995, 1 mg [24] 51 23 58.3 52.7 6 5 154.8/100.3 149.6/100.2
5b Weir 1995, 2 mg [24] 53 22 57.3 53.0 6 5 151.9/101.7 144.8/100.2
5c Weir 1995, 4 mg [24] 53 23 53.0 53.2 6 5 147.6/99.9 155.9/102.9
6 Chrysant 1996 [30] 30 10 53.7   6 4 * *
7 Weir 1998a [32] 32 13 51   12 5 145.6/89 145.8/91.2
8a Weir 1998b, 20 mg [31] 48 22 55.5 51.2 4 3 159.9/103 156/105.8
8b Weir 1998b, 40 mg [31] 43 19 55.6 51.2 4 3 158.4/102.7 157.1/104.8
9 Pahor 2002 [25] 15 18 59.5   4 5 140/86 144/86
10 Cohn 2004 [23], Julius 2004 [22] 7745 1412 56.8 52.3 12 1 157/94.1 156.3/96.5
11 Mokwe 2004 [33] 2046 533 48.9 51.9 18 0 152.2/94.9 150.9/95.6
12 Moran 2007 [35] 89 72 53.8 54.0 8 1 147/87 151/88
13 Van Rijn-Bikker 2009 [34] 33 48 48   6 3 153/95 156/99
  1. *Results not reported.