High-density lipoprotein cholesterol is positively associated with hypertension in apparently healthy Japanese men and women.

@article{Oda2011HighdensityLC,
  title={High-density lipoprotein cholesterol is positively associated with hypertension in apparently healthy Japanese men and women.},
  author={Eiji Oda and Ryu Kawai},
  journal={British journal of biomedical science},
  year={2011},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={29-33}
}
Among five components of metabolic syndrome, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is unique because it is not significantly associated with blood pressure. This study looks at cross-sectional relationships between HDL cholesterol and hypertension using medical check-up data from 1803 apparently healthy Japanese men aged 49.9 +/- 9.0 years, and 1150 Japanese women aged 49.5 +/- 9.0 years. Pearson's correlation coefficients between systolic blood pressure (SBP)/diastolic blood pressure (DBP… CONTINUE READING
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