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Table 1 Demographic data

From: Lowered blood pressure targets identify new, uncontrolled hypertensive cases: patient characteristics and implications for services in Thailand

  Controlled Blood Pressure (N = 64) Post-Guidelines Uncontrolled Blood Pressure (N = 130) Pre-Guidelines Uncontrolled Blood Pressure (N = 54) P value
Female gender, n(col %) 41 (64.06) 67 (51.54) 33 (61.11) 0.197
Age (years), Mean (SD) 59.7 (5.17) 58.2 (6.05) 58.7 (6.68) 0.264
BMI (kg/m2), Mean (SD) 26.1 (3.86) 27.8 (4.52) 27.4 (4.75) 0.043
Marital status, n(col %)     0.229
 Single/Divorced 13 (20.31) 16 (12.31) 11 (20.37)  
 Married 51 (79.69) 114 (87.69) 43 (79.63)  
Nationality, n(col %)     0.236*
 Thai 63 (98.44) 130 (100) 54 (100)  
 Other 1 (1.56) 0 0  
Religion, n(col %)     0.205
 Buddhism 61 (95.31) 126 (96.92) 49 (90.74)  
 Other 3 (4.69) 4 (3.08) 5 (9.26)  
Educational level, n(col %)     0.609
 Primary school 17 (26.56) 33 (25.38) 13 (24.07)  
 Secondary school or voluntary school 13 (20.31) 40 (30.77) 14 (25.93)  
 Bachelor’s degree or higher 34 (53.13) 57 (43.85) 27 (50.00)  
Having health insurance, n(col %) 60 (93.75) 109 (83.85) 52 (96.29) 0.057
Involvement of caregiver in medication management, n(col %) 5 (7.81) 5 (3.85) 0 0.098
Having an occupation, n(col %) 52 (81.25) 105 (80.77) 41 (75.93) 0.326
  1. * Fischer’s exact test