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Table 2 BMI-wise prevalence of point-prehypertension and point-hypertension in the population

From: Variations in the prevalence of point (pre)hypertension in a Nigerian school-going adolescent population living in a semi-urban and an urban area

  SEMI-URBAN AREA URBAN AREA
  BOYS GIRLS TOGETHER BOYS GIRLS TOGETHER
Nutritional status N PHT (%) HT (%) N PHT (%) HT (%) N PHT (%) HT (%) N PHT (%) HT (%) N PHT (%) HT (%) N PHT (%) HT (%)
Thin 13 0.0 7.7 4 0.0 0.0 17 0.0 5.9 5 0.0 20.0 1 0.0 0.0 6 0.0 16.7
Normal 215 28.4 5.6 177 21.5 3.4 392 25.3 4.6 138 31.9 15.2 183 21.9 14.8 321 26.2 15.0
Overweight/obese 62 9.7 1.6 12 16.7 16.7 74 10.8 4.1 11 9.1 36.4 22 22.7 45.5 33 18.2 42.4
Total 290 23.1 4.8 193 20.7 4.1 483 22.2 4.6 154 29.2 16.9 206 21.8 18.0 360 25.0 17.5
  1. PHT and HT stand for point-prehypertension and point-hypertension respectively