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Table 4 Pharmacologic treatment

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

Variable Multidisciplinary Program Personalized Care Between groups
Baseline 6 Months p-value Baseline 6 Months p-value Baseline 6 Months
n = 128 n = 113 n = 128 n = 114 p-value
Medication class
 Not prescription 5 (4) 9 (8) 0.289 13 (12) 10 (8) 0.453 0.084 0.984
 Antihypertensives 94 (83) 98 (86) 0.289 94 (83) 99 (88) 0.063 0.743 0.845
 Antidiabetic 29 (26) 30 (27) 1.000 31 (28) 34 (31) 0.508 0.388 0.558
 Antidepressive agents 27 (24) 25 (22) 0.880 34 (30) 29 (26) 0.533 0.322 0.536
 Other cardiovascular drugs 36 (32) 40 (35) 0.481 45 (40) 5 (40) 1.000 0.090 0.095
 Pulmonary 5 (5) 6 (5) 1.000 6 (6) 7 (6) 1.000 0.769 0.784
 Hypolipidemic agents 36 (32) 40 (35) 0.503 39 (35) 41 (37) 0.774 0.687 0.890
Antihypertensive drugs
 Diuretics 49 (44) 55 (49) 0.286 49 (44) 59 (53) 0.052 1.000 0.592
 Beta blockers 31 (27) 38 (34) 0.118 35 (32) 39 (36) 0.424 0.342 1.000
 ACE 66 (58) 66 (58) 1.000 63 (57) 63 (57) 1.000 0.704 0.789
 ARBs 10 (9) 13 (12) 0.508 17 (16) 23 (21) 0.70 0.079 0.150
 CCB 19 (17) 22 (20) 0.453 15 (14) 21 (19) 0.146 0.486 0.867
  1. ACE Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, ARBs Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers, CCB Calcium channel blockers. Values expressed n (%). Person chi-square test