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Table 3 Effect of mono-combination therapy on Blood pressure control

From: Antihypertensive prescription among black patients without compelling indications: prescription, effectiveness, quality and cost of medication

Number of antihypertensive medication prescribed Number of patients with BP controlled (%) Number of patients with BP uncontrolled (%) Patients with BP Measurements missing (%) Total (%) P-Value
0 11 (57.9) 8 (42.1) 19 (100) 0.000
1 62 (50.8) 59 (48.4) 1 (0.8) 122 (100)
2 164 (36.9) 278 (62.5) 3 (0.67) 445 (100)
3 115 (31.2) 251 (68.0) 3 (0.8) 369 (100)
4 16 (18.8) 69 (81.2) 85 (100)
5 1 (10.0) 9 (90.0) 10 (100)
Total 369 (35.1) 674 (64.2) 7 (0.7) 1050 (100)
  1. 2 = 33.618 df = 5, p < 0.001