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Table 4 Criteria for site recruitment

From: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (HSFO) high blood pressure strategy's hypertension management initiative study protocol

• Organized primary healthcare team configuration (e.g. Family Health Teams, Family Health Networks, Community Health Centers) that have a capitated or salaried fee structure. (for definition of these types primary care practice groups, see footnote)
• Geographic vicinity to reflect Ontario's diverse needs (northern, urban, and rural).
• Minimize cross research bias. Each primary healthcare team selected will not be participating in any other hypertension studies