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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of included patients (n = 146)

From: All that glisters is not gold: a comparison of electronic monitoring versus filled prescriptions – an observational study

Demographic characteristics#(%)  
Age  
   ≤ 55 21
   56–65 44
   66–75 26
   ≥ 75 8
Gender  
   Male 48
   Female 52
Education  
   Low 22
   Middle 32
   High 33
   Very high 11
Employed  
   Yes 31
   No 68
Clinical characteristics (Mean (SD))  
Years with hypertension 8.5 (8.8)
SBP at inclusion 168.4 (16.3)
DBP at inclusion 95.4 (9.8)
Heart rate 73.2 (12.2)
BMI (kg/m2) 28.6 (5.6)
Nr. of prescribed antihypertensive drugs (%)  
   1 45
   2 41
   3 11
   > 3 2
Medication regimen (%)  
   Once daily 84
   Twice daily 13
   > twice daily 3
  1. # Some categories do not add up to a 100% because data were not available for all patients