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Table 1 Cohort demographics

From: Immune biomarkers link air pollution exposure to blood pressure in adolescents

Demographic Value (n = 100)
Age (y) 16.1 ± 2.5
Female 48 (48%)
Percentile of BMI 66.6 ± 29.0
Systolic BP (mmHg) 114.4 ± 14.5
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 61.7 ± 9.6
Normotensive (BP < 120/80 mmHg) 66 (66%)
 Systolic BP of Normotensive Group 105.9 ± 8.1
 Diastolic BP of Normotensive Group 59.2 ± 9.0
Elevated BP (BP > 120/80 mmHg) 34 (34%)
 Systolic BP of Elevated Group 130.9 ± 8.7
 Diastolic BP of Elevated Group 66.5 ± 9.0
Diagnosis of asthma 33 (33%)
Ever smoked 9 (9%)
Number cigarettes smoked in lifetime 1.4 ± 0.8
Secondhand Smoke in Home 16 (16%)
Household income
 < $15,000 25 (25%)
 $15,000 - 30,000 22 (22%)
 $31,000 - 50,000 6 (6%)
 > $50,000 38 (38%)
 Information missing 9 (9%)
Ethnicity/Race
 Hispanic 53 (53%)
 White Non-Hispanic 37 (37%)
 African American 9 (9%)
 Asian/Pacific Islander 1 (1%)
  1. Values are mean ± SD or number (%)