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Table 1 Groups in the baseline according development of cardiovascular events and or diabetic nephropathy during the study

From: Nocturnal blood pressure fall as predictor of diabetic nephropathy in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes

BASELINE GI (n = 14) GII (n = 56) P
Age (years) 57 ± 11 58 ± 8 N.S
BMI (kg/m2) 29 ± 5 28 ± 4 N.S
AFBG (mg/dl) 166 ± 38 156 ± 37 N.S
HbA1c (%) 8,6 ± 2,2 8,8 ± 2,5 N.S
DSBP (mmHg) 151 ± 15 144 ± 17 N. S
DDBP (mmHg) 95 ± 12 89 ± 11 N.S
NSBP (mmHg) 138 ± 15 129 ± 16 < 0.05
NDBP (mmHg) 83 ± 12 75 ± 11 < 0.05
SBPF (%) 8 ± 4 10 ± 6 N.S
DBPF (%) 13 ± 6 15 ± 7 N.S
  1. DSBP: Diurnal Systolic Blood Pressure
  2. DDBP: Diurnal Diastolic Blood Pressure
  3. NSBP: Nocturnal Systolic Blood Pressure
  4. NDBP: Nocturnal Diastolic Blood Pressure
  5. SBPF: Systolic Blood Pressure Fall
  6. DBPF: Diastolic Blood Pressure Fall
  7. GI: Patients who presented DN and/or CVE
  8. GII: Patients who did not present DN and/or CVE
  9. AFBG: average of fasting blood glucose values
  10. HbA1c: glycated hemoglobin