Baseline Characteristics - Table 1

Baseline Characteristics of Participants in the Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program

Characteristic Treatment Placebo
N 2365 2371
Age 71.6 + 6.7 71.5 + 6.7
Black 13.8 14.0
White 86.2 86.0
Blood Pressure
  Systolic 170.5 + 9.5 170.1 + 9.2
  Diastolic 76.7 + 9.6 76.4 + 9.8
Pulse 70.3 + 10.5 71.3 + 10.5
History of MI 4.9 4.9
Diabetes 10.0 10.2
Limitation of Activity 4.6 6.2*
ECG Abnormality 61.3 60.7

*P<0.05