TABLE 3

Two-Year Incidence Rates of Prehypertension and Hypertension

Baseline BP Status2-y BP Status, n (%)
TotalNormotensionPrehypertensionHypertension
Boys
    Normotension2797 (67)1783 (64)866 (31)148 (5)
    Prehypertension882 (21)324 (37)437 (50)121 (14)
    Hypertension468 (11)106 (23)218 (47)144 (31)
    Total414722131521413
Girls
    Normotension3372 (77)2825 (84)400 (12)147 (4)
    Prehypertension588 (13)372 (63)143 (24)73 (12)
    Hypertension426 (10)202 (47)112 (26)112 (26)
    Total43863399655332
  • All totals do not sum to 100% because of rounding. Values within ( ) are percent of total.