Table 2.

Distribution of Difference Between Clinic Blood Pressure* and Mean Awake Ambulatory Blood Pressure

Systolic, %Diastolic, %
Clinic blood pressure higher than ambulatory blood pressure17.835.8
 By ≥5 mm Hg6.914.2
 By ≥10 mm Hg2.54.2
 By ≥15 mm Hg1.10.9
Ambulatory blood pressure higher than clinic blood pressure82.264.2
 By ≥5 mm Hg63.732.4
 By ≥10 mm Hg34.89.2
 By ≥15 mm Hg14.41.7
  • * Clinical blood pressure is the mean of 9 readings taken over 3 clinic visits.