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Table 4 Blood Pressure data for 4238 boys

From: Effects of long-term methylphenidate use on growth and blood pressure: results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)

  MPH < 12 months (n = 65) MPH ≥ 12 months (n = 53) ADHD control (n = 318) Non-ADHD control (n = 3802)
i) Mean SBP (SD) / mmHg 107.71 (9.43) 107.23 (9.48) 107.71 (10.75) 108.61 (11.02)
 ii) SBP Category
  Normal, n (%) 53 (81.54) 45 (84.91) 273 (85.85) 3142 (82.64)
 Normal-high, n (%) 8 (12.31) 3 (5.66) 27 (8.49) 328 (8.63)
Stage 1 hypertension, n (%) 4 (6.15) 5 (9.43) 17 (5.35) 308 (8.10)
Stage 2 hypertension, n (%) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 1 (0.31) 24 (0.63)
iii) Mean DBP (SD) / mmHg 64.65 (5.75) 67.19 (7.38) 64.86 (7.51) 65.31 (7.44)
 iv) DBP Category
  Normal, n (%) 62 (95.38) 46 (86.79) 292 (91.82) 3494 (91.90)
 Normal-high, n (%) 3 (4.62) 3 (5.66) 21 (6.60) 197 (5.18)
Stage 1 hypertension, n (%) 0 (0.00) 4 (7.55) 5 (1.57) 100 (2.63)
Stage 2 hypertension, n (%) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 11 (0.29)