Table 4

Changes in the observed mean age at onset of hypertension (in years) for overweight and obese patients with diabetes as compared with that of normal weight patients without diabetes

BMI categories of patientsOverweightClass I obesityClass II obesityClass III obesity
(A) Both men and women (corrected for sex)
Normal weight−3.0 years*
(95% CI −6.04 to 0.12)
p=0.07
−3.3 years
(95% CI −6.36 to 0.20)
p=0.03
−4.1 years
(95% CI −7.31 to 0.87)
p<0.005
−7.8 years
(95% CI −11.17 to 4.41)
p=0.00
(B) Men
Normal weight−5.8 years
(95% CI −10.05 to −1.54)
p<0.005
−6.9 years
(95% CI −11.22 to −2.6)
p<0.001
−10.1 years
(95% CI −14.85 to −5.4)
p=0
−15.2 years
(95% CI −20.51 to −9.95)
p=0
(C) Women
Normal weight−0.3 years*
(95% CI −4.76 to 4.1)
p=1
−0.6 years*
(95% CI −4.9 to 3.8)
p=1
−0.7 years*
(95% CI −5.2 to 3.8)
p=1
−2.9 years*
(95% CI −7.5 to 1.7)
p=0.4
  • *These values are not significant. p Value >0.05.