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Table 2 Cardiovascular health during physical activity intervention program in hypertensive subjects

From: Physical activity, cardiovascular health, quality of life and blood pressure control in hypertensive subjects: randomized clinical trial

  Baseline p End p
Control group (n = 55) Intervention group (n = 152) Control group (n = 55) Intervention group (n = 152)
CVD risk (score)a 5.5 (4.0) 4.8 (3.4) 0.216 6.1 (4.3) 4.6 (3.2) 0.032
Weight (Kg)a 79.7 (14.7) 76.1 (14.0) 0.117 79.3 (15.1) 75.0 (14.4) 0.059
BMI (Kg/m2)a 31.6 (4.4) 30.5 (4.3) 0.128 31.4 (4.6) 30.0 (4.4) 0.062
Smoking (%) 3.6 5.9 0.731 3.6 4.6 0.556
Systolic BP (mmHg)a 135.4 (15.0) 134.5 (16.1) 0.690 139.3 (20.1) 131.8 (13.7) 0.002
Diastolic BP (mmHg)a 75.9 (10.0) 76.7 (9.8) 0.554 74.9 (12.0) 74.8 (8.3) 0.953
Controlled BP (%) 39.6 42.8 0.751 32.4 51.3 0.015
Change in control of BP • From uncontrolled to controlled (%)     12.3 20.4 0.042
• From controlled to uncontrolled (%)     23.1 13.6
  1. CVD cardiovascular disease, BMI Body mass index. BP blood pressure
  2. Change in control of BP (end-baseline)
  3. aValues expressed as mean and standard deviation (SD)