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Table 5 Behavioral and medication adherence

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

Variable Group
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
IPAC
 Active 25 (22) 56 (49) 0.001 24 (21) 59 (52) <0.001 0.930 0.750
 Insufficient active 39 (34) 40 (35) 41 (36) 40 (35)
 Inactive 50 (44) 18 (16) 48 (43) 14 (12)
Considers health
 Very bad 7 (6) 7 (6) 0.133 8 (7) 2 (2) 0.047 0.701 0.253
 Bad 13 (11) 13 (11) 14 (12) 8 (7)
 Regular 55 (48) 44 (39) 46 (41) 42 (37)
 Good 38 (33) 45 (40) 42 (37) 53 (47)
 Very Good 1 (1) 5 (4) 3 (3) 8 (7)
BP self-monitoring
 Every day 16 (14) 28 (25) <0.001 13 (12) 21 (19) <0.001 0.532 0.473
 Once week 28 (25) 29 (25) 22 (20) 38 (34)
 Once month 19 (17) 42 (37) 20 (18) 36 (32)
 Rarely 49 (43) 13 (11) 57 (50) 17 (15)
 Never 2 (1.8) 2 (2) 1 (1) 1 (1)
BMQ
 High adherence 35 (35) 69 (68) <0.001 21 (22) 64 (67) <0.001 0.093 0.996
 Low adherence 66 (65) 32 (32) 75 (78) 32 (33)
TMG
 Adherence 34 (34) 49 (49) 0.008 34 (35) 53 (55) <0.001 0.635 0.810
 Moderate Adherent 55 (55) 47 (47) 44 (46) 39 (41)
 Low adherence 12 (12) 5 (5) 18 (19) 4 (4)
Improved self-esteem   90 (79)   102 (90) <0.001
  1. IPAC International Physical Activity Questionnaire, BP blood pressure, BMQ Brief Medication Questionnaire, TMG Test Morisky-Green, AUDIT Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test. Values are n (%). Person chi-square test