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Table 2 Proportion of respondents using blood pressure monitors stationed in pharmacies and other locations or sources of monitoring*

From: Hypertensive patients' use of blood pressure monitors stationed in pharmacies and other locations: a cross-sectional mail survey

  Among all respondents (n = 530) Among the respondents who perform monitoring outside their doctor's office or home (n = 333)
  Percent 95% confidence interval Percent 95% confidence interval
Any location besides doctor's office or home 62.8 58.7 – 67.0   
Pharmacy** 41.7 37.5 – 45.9 66.4 61.3 – 71.5
Friend or relative checks BP 8.9 6.4 – 11.3 14.1 10.4 – 17.9
Other medical center (e.g., chiropractic office, health department 2.8 1.4 – 4.2 4.5 2.3 – 6.7
Worksite 1.9 0.7 – 3.0 3.0 1.2 – 4.8
Fitness center (e.g., YMCA) or community center (e.g., senior center) 1.5 0.5 – 2.6 2.4 0.7 – 4.1
Other (e.g., fire department)*** 18.9 15.5 – 22.2 30.0 25.1 – 35.0
  1. *Respondents could select more than one location
  2. ** Includes pharmacy within larger retail stores, e.g., Wal-Mart or Target
  3. *** Most respondents who selected "other" did not write in a specific location, prohibiting reclassification or sub-classification of this category