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Table 3 Adherence to anti-hypertensive medication

From: Self-care and adherence to medication: a survey in the hypertension outpatient clinic

  Perfect Adherence (%) Non-perfect Adherence (%) Total (%) p value
Gender     
   Males 38 (56.7) 29 (43.3) 67 0.49
   Females 34 (50.7) 33 (49.3) 67  
Cam users     
   Cam use 26 (45.6) 31 (54.4) 57  
   No CAM use 46 (59.7) 31 (40.3) 77 0.11
Gender and CAM use     
   Male & CAM 15 (57.7) 11 (42.3) 26  
   Male & no CAM 23 (56.1) 18 (43.9) 41 0.90
   Female & CAM 11 (35.5) 20 (64.5) 31  
   Female & no CAM 23 (63.9) 13 (36.1) 36 0.02
Ethnicity     
   White British 55 (67.1) 27 (32.9) 82 <0.001
   All other 17 (32.7) 35 (67.3) 52  
Age (SD) 60.17 (14.7) 53.72 (16.2) 56.95 (15.5) 0.02
BP monitor     
   Users 29 (49.2) 30 (50.8) 59 0.55
   Non-users 33 (44.0) 42 (56.0) 75  
Duration of hypertension diagnosis, yr (SD) 9.96 (10.54) 11.30 (10.9) 10.63 (10.72) 0.48
Education, yr (SD) 12.44 (4.70) 12.32 (4.14) 12.38 (4.42) 0.88