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Table 1: Basal Characteristics of Patients by Intervention Level.

 

 

 

Characteristics

 

Intervention group

 

Control

group

Partial Intervention subgroup (without active patient education)

Complete

Intervention subgroup (with active patient education)

N

 

246

212

144

102

Women, n (%)

 

160 (65)

138 (65)

88 (61)

72 (70.6) *

Mean Age in years, (range)

 

73 (65-91)

72 (66-88)

74 (65-89)

73 (65-91)

Mean Blood Pressure

in mm Hg, (SD)

 

138(20)/75(11)

135(19)/75(11)

139(18)/ 75(11)

137(23)/ 75(12)

Well-Controlled patients, n (%)

 

137 (56)

127 (60)

80 (55.6)

57 (56)

Partially-Controlled patients, n(%)

 

109 (44)

85 (40)

64 (44)

45 (44)

Mean Blood Pressure

in mm Hg, (SD)

 

156(13)/81(11)

153(11)/82(10)

154.5(12)/80(11)

158(14)/82(11)

Patients with Systolic Blood Pressure 160 mm Hg, n (%)

 

34 (13,8)

20 (9.4)

17 (11)

18 (17)

Mean Blood Pressure

in mm Hg, (SD)

 

171(12)/85(12)

169(9)/89(10)

169(12)/87(13)

171(12)/83(13)

Patients with Diabetes, n (%)

 

36 (15)

39 (18)

22 (15)

14 (14)

Mean-Body Mass Index, kg/m2 (SD)

 

26.9 (4)

27.7 (3.7)

27.3 (4.1)

26.4 (3.6)

Patient under antihypertensive treatment, n (%)

182 (74)

175 (83)

99 (69)

78 (77)

 



* p < 0,001 between level 1 and level 2.

p < 0,001 between groups.

Well-Controlled patients: Systolic Blood Pressure < 140 mm Hg and Diastolic Blood Pressure < 90 mm Hg.

Partially-Controlled patients: Systolic Blood Pressure 140 mm Hg and Diastolic Blood Pressure 90 mm Hg.

║ p = 0.02 between groups. p value not significant for other comparisons.





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