Table 1. Clinical characteristics of FHS participants
Phenotypes/CovariatesOffspring cohort N = 1,102 (examination cycle 8: 2005–2008)aThird‐generation cohort N = 2,577 (examination cycle 2: 2008–2011)a
Mean ± SDMean ± SD
Male (%)3844
Age (years)63 ± 945 ± 8
Body mass index (kg/m2)27.1 ± 5.027.2 ± 5.4
Systolic BP (mm Hg)126 ± 16115 ± 14
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)75 ± 1074 ± 9
Hypertension (%)217
  • a Individuals who were receiving antihypertensive treatment were excluded in this study.