Table 2

Summary statistics of blood pressure (BP) control
Total New or changes in antihypertensive drugs p-value (χ2 test)
No Yes
Sample size 6,416 (100%) 1,018 (100%) 5,398 (100%)
Hypertension 2,907 (45.3%) 436 (42.8%) 2,471 (45.8%) 0.08
Severe (SHT) 254 (4.0%) 51 (5.0%) 203 (3.8%) 0.06
Normotension 2,876 (44.8%) 261 (25.6%) (25.6%) 2,615 (48.4%) <0.0001
Unsustained 1,884 (29.3%) 101 (9.9%) 1,783 (33.0%) <0.0001
Sustained 404 (6.3%) 33 (3.2%) 371 (6.9%) <0.0001
Unknown 588 (9.2%) 127 (12.5%) 461 (8.5%) <0.0001
Unknown BP 633 (9.9%) 321 (31.6%) 312 (5.8%) <0.0001

Gallego et al.

Gallego et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:414   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-414

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