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Table 3 Health Behaviors

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
History of alcohol consumption in past 3 months, n(col %) 12 (18.75) 40 (30.77) 11 (20.37) 0.123
History of smoking in past 3 months, n(col %) 3 (4.69) 2 (1.54) 2 (3.70) 0.418
Adequate exercise, n(col %) 40 (62.50) 90 (69.23) 37 (68.52) 0.629
Dietary sodium restriction, n(col. %)     0.869
 Restricted 25 (39.06) 50 (38.46) 23 (42.59)  
 Non-restricted (add > = 1 meal/day) 39 (60.94) 80 (61.54) 31 (57.41)