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Table 2 Mean systolic and diastolic blood pressure of brine workers and non-brine workers.

From: Risk of high blood pressure in salt workers working near salt milling plants: A cross-sectional and interventional study

  Brine workers Non-brine workers p value
Average systolic BP
Males 119.9 ± 11.7 (n = 238) 122.8 ± 12.4 (n = 398) <0.01*
Females 113.2 ± 16.6 (n = 46) 118.3 ± 16.5 (n = 76) 0.01
Both sexes 18.8 ± 12.8 (n = 284) 122.1 ± 13.3 (n = 474) <0.01*
Average diastolic BP
Males 69.4 ± 9.6 (n = 238) 72.8 ± 10.2 (n = 398) 0.09
Females 71.1 ± 7.8 (n = 46) 75.2 ± 10.3 (n = 76) 0.02*
Both sexes 69.7 ± 9.4 (n = 284) 71.5 ± 10.4 (n = 474) 0.01*
  1. *Difference significant; Z-test and Student's t-test (two-tailed)