Table 1

Data collection throughout the trial
Baseline only:
1 Demographic questions: including age, race, marital status, occupation, and education
2 Duration of hypertension
3 Past medical history
4 Contraindications to anti-hypertensives
5 Short orientation memory test [15]
6 Height
7 Joint pain questionnaire [16]
Baseline and follow-up:
1 New medical history (in last 6/12 months)
2 Blood pressure (sitting plus standing at baseline)
3 Current anti-hypertensive medications
4 Weight
5 Symptom section of the IPQ [17]
6 Partners in health scale [18]
7 Short-form of the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory [19]
8 EQ-5D [20]
9 Use of complementary and alternative medicine and self-tests [21]
10 BP measurement preference
11 Attitudes to health and healthcare [22]
Lifestyle diaries
1 Simple lifestyle indicator questionnaire (SLIQ) [23]
2 The dietary quality score [24]
3 Self-efficacy (adapted diabetes self-efficacy scale) [25]

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O’Brien et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2013 13:21   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-13-21

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