Table 1

Antihypertensive drug treatment at baseline and follow-up, CoLaus study
Baseline Follow-up
Diuretics (%) 392 (46.9) 330 (42.8)
As main treatment (%) 93 (12.1) 108 (14.0)
Associated with other drugs (%) 293 (38.0) 240 (31.1)
Angiotensin receptor blockers (%) 345 (44.7) 399 (51.7)
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (%) 222 (28.8) 197 (25.5)
Beta-blockers (%) 216 (28.0) 255 (33.0)
Calcium channel blockers (%) 146 (18.9) 160 (20.7)
Other (%) 2 (0.3) 8 (1.0)
Number of antihypertensive classes (%)
    0 - 46 (6.0)
    1 368 (47.7) 293 (38.0)
    2 296 (38.3) 270 (35.0)
    3+ 108 (14.0) 163 (21.0)

Results are expressed as number of participants and (percentage). The total number of participants (772) was used as denominator to calculate percentages.

Christe et al.

Christe et al. BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology 2014 15:20   doi:10.1186/2050-6511-15-20

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