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Table 2 Prevalence of target organ damage among hypertensive subjects attending primary care

From: Prevalence of target organ damage in hypertensive subjects attending primary care: C.V.P.C. study (epidemiological cardio-vascular study in primary care)

Target organ damage Men Women All P*
Left ventricular hypertrophy 207 (34.5) 154 (31.9) 361 (33.0) 0.35
Increased carotid intima media thickness 152 (25.5) 87 (18.8) 239 (21.8) 0.009
Elevated plasma creatinine levels 61 (10.3) 59 (12.9) 120 (11.0) 0.22
Microalbuminuria 79 (13.4) 81 (17.5) 160 (14.6) 0.06
  1. P-values refer to the comparisons between two genders.