TABLE 4

Four-Year Incidence Rates of Prehypertension and Hypertension

Baseline BP Status4-y BP Status, n (%)
TotalNormotensionPrehypertensionHypertension
Boys
    Normotension917 (74)465 (51)406 (44)46 (5)
    Prehypertension184 (15)51 (28)105 (57)28 (15)
    Hypertension145 (12)24 (17)77 (53)44 (30)
    Total1246540588118
Girls
    Normotension1051 (74)836 (80)154 (15)61 (6)
    Prehypertension212 (15)128 (60)54 (25)30 (14)
    Hypertension166 (12)77 (46)41 (25)48 (29)
    Total14291041249139
  • All totals do not sum to 100% because of rounding. Values within ( ) are percent of total.