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Table 2 Blood pressure and clinical measurements from baseline to end of study

From: Effectiveness of multidisciplinary intervention on blood pressure control in primary health care: a randomized clinical trial

Variable Group p-value
Multidisciplinary Program Personalized Care Group Time Interaction
n = 113 n = 114
Systolic BP, mmHg
 Baseline 156 ± 1.6 (128) 158 ± 1.8 (128) 0.575 <0.001 0.600
 6 Months 144 ± 1.8 (114) 143 ± 1.8 (113)
 Δ - 11.8 ± 20.2 - 12.9 ± 19.2
Diastolic BP, mmHg
 Baseline 89 ± 1.02 (128) 90 ± 1.03 (128) 0.286 <0.001 0.365
 6 Months 80 ± 1.03 (114) 82 ± 1.09 (113)
 Δ - 8.10 ± 10.8 - 7.0 ± 11.5
BMI, Kg/m2
 Baseline 29.9 ± 0.5 (128) 30.1 ± 0.5 (128) 0.745 0.454 0.859
 6 Months 30 ± 0.5 (114) 30.2 ± 0.5 (113)
 Δ 0.08 ± 1.9 0.13 ± 2.9
WC, cm
 Baseline 95.1 ± 1.7 (127) 96.1 ± 1.2 (126) 0.438 0.122 0.608
 6 Months 95.6 ± 1 (113) 96.9 ± 1.1 (113)
 Δ 0.40 ± 5.9 0.82 ± 6.6
WHR
 Baseline 0.91 ± 0 (127) 0.92 ± 0 (126) 0.482 0.098 0.482
 6 Months 0.90 ± 0 (113) 0.91 ± 0 (113)
 Δ - 0.012 ± 0.06 - 0.003 ± 0.88
Appointments, number
 Baseline 3.82 ± 0.4 2.95 ± 0.2 0.258 <0.001 0.084
 6 Months 1.9 ± 0.2 2.02 ± 0.2
 Δ - 1.94 ± 0.4 - 0.93 ± 0.3
Physical activity, min per week
 Baseline 87 ± 12 96 ± 14 0.114 <0.001 0.110
 6 Months 188 ± 17 245 ± 27
 Δ 103 ± 15 151 ± 26
  1. BP Blood pressure, BMI Body mass index, WC Waist circumference, WHR Waist-to-hip ratio. Values expressed n (%), mean and standard error (SE), GEE Generalized estimating equationan overview of five randomized controlled