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Table 4 The correlation between mean blood pressure values and carotid intima-media thickness/number of plaques in all the subjects

From: Relationship of short-term blood pressure variability with carotid intima-media thickness in hypertensive patients

Variables IMTc Number of plaques
r(P)1 r(P)2 r(P)3 r(P)1 r(P)2 r(P)3
24 h SBP 0.073 (0.525) −0.048 (0.673) 0.011 (0.921) −0.083 (0.548) −0.111 (0.420) −0.109 (0.356)
24 h DBP −0.033 (0.776) −0.190 (0.096) −0.129 (0.259) −0.443** (0.001) −0.412** (0.002) −0.372** (0.001)
24 h PP 0.177 (0.120) 0.194 (0.089) 0.211 (0.064) 0.485** (0.000) 0.394** (0.003) 0.358** (0.002)
Daytime SBP 0.059 (0.606) −0.040 (0.725) 0.009 (0.940) −0.122 (0.373) −0.132 (0.338) −0.135 (0.251)
Daytime DBP −0.059 (0.610) −0.167 (0.145) −0.130 (0.257) −0.463** (0.000) −0.416** (0.002) −0.391** (0.001)
Daytime PP 0.161 (0.159) 0.176 (0.123) 0.191 (0.093) 0.465** (0.000) 0.375** (0.005) 0.353** (0.002)
Nighttime SBP 0.100 (0.382) −0.059 (0.605) 0.020 (0.086) 0.036 (0.795) −0.046 (0.738) −0.025 (0.833)
Nighttime DBP 0.045 (0.699) −0.160 (0.161) −0.170 (0.544) −0.339* (0.011) −0.369** (0.006) −0.308** (0.008)
Nighttime PP 0.113 (0.324) 0.118 (0.303) 0.131 (0.252) 0.510** (0.000) 0.413** (0.002) 0.374** (0.001)
SBP decrease (%) −0.062 (0.702) −0.087 (0.590) −0.087 (0.588) −0.200 (0.216) −0.127 (0.434) −0.169 (0.299)
DBP decrease (%) −0.064 (0.690) 0.029 (0.856) −0.021 (0.895) −0.129 (0.428) 0.024 (0.882) −0.031 (0.849)