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Table 3 Accuracy of peripheral sphygmomanometer against noninvasive SBP among the studied cohort

From: Comparison between invasive and non-invasive assessment of blood pressure in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

  SBP P value DBP P value
Noninvasive central (mmHg) Sphygmomanometer (mmHg) Noninvasive (mmHg) Sphygmomanometer (mmHg)
Control (n = 10) 113.70 ± 7.84 123.00 ± 8.23 0.001* 80.70 ± 6.5 86.00 ± 6.7 0.000*
Gestational hypertension (n = 24) 129.95 ± 12.9 139.13 ± 16.49 0.04* 80.42 ± 8.6 89.58 ± 10.8 0.01*
Pre-existing hypertension (n = 7) 133.25 ± 13.2 135.28 ± 12.98 0.04* 84.86 ± 7.9 90.71 ± 5.34 0.03*
Preeclampsia (n = 69) 129.27 ± 15.45 140.37 ± 15.89 0.000* 83.10 ± 9.6 90.62 ± 9.1 0.001*
Total (n = 110) 126.39 ± 14.5 138.72 ± 16.64 0.000* 82.41 ± 9.0 89.00 ± 9.1 0.001*
  1. Data were expressed in the form of mean ± SD. P value was significant if < 0.05. n the number of patients, DBP diastolic blood pressure, SBP systolic blood pressure.* Significant values are labelled