Table 1.

Characteristics of Masked Hypertension Study Sample With Valid Awake Ambulatory Blood Pressure Data (n=888)

MeasurenMean (SD) or %
Age, y88845.0 (10.4)
 20–2910.9
 30–3919.1
 40–4934.8
 50–5928.8
 60–695.7
 ≥700.6
Sex888
 Female59.1
 Male40.9
Race888
 Asian4.8
 Asian (Indian subcontinent)4.4
 Black7.4
 Native American0.3
 White74.3
 Other8.1
 Unknown0.6
Ethnicity888
 Non-Hispanic88.0
 Hispanic12.0
Education, y85816.4 (3.0)
 ≤127.9
 13–1525.6
 1628.3
 >1638.1
Weight, lb837173.2 (40.0)
Body mass index, kg/m283727.6 (5.3)
 Normal (<25)35.1
 Overweight (25–29.9)36.3
 Obese (≥30)28.6
Smoking status837
 Never smoked67.4
 Past smoker25.0
 Current smoker7.6
Diabetes mellitus (self-report)8373.6