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Table 1 Baseline information

From: From hypertension control to global cardiovascular risk management: an educational intervention in a cluster-randomised controlled trial

  Complex intervention (A) Simplex intervention (B)
General practitioners
No 47 42
Patients
No 1849 1674
Mean age (years) 63.8 ± 9.3 63.4 ± 9.1
No (%) female sex 993/1846 (53.8) 857/1672 (51.3)
No (%) of smokers 385/1809 (21.3) 300/1645 (18.2)
Mean BP systolic (mmHg) 137.8 ± 17.0 138.7 ± 16.9
Mean BP diastolic (mmHg) 81.5 ± 9.6 82.3 ± 9.2
Mean Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 216.0 ± 43.0 219.4 ± 44.8
No (%) with diabetes mellitus 623/1845 (33.8) 485/1671 (29.0)
No (%) renal failure 73/1841 (4.0) 56/1670 (3.4)
Mean 10-year risk of cardiovascular mortality 0.104 (±0.094) 0.099 (±0.088)
No (%) with manifest CVD (secondary prevention) 430/1755 (24.5) 340/1600 (21.3)
   No (%) with ischemic heart disease 286/1845 (15.5) 236/1673 (14.1)
   No (%) with cerebrovascular disease 107/1840 (5.8) 99/1672 (5.9)
   No (%) peripheral artery disease 122/1841 (6.6) 87/1669 (5.29)
   No (%) with no CVD (primary prevention) 1325/1755 (75.5) 1260/1600 (78.8)
No (%) with low CVR (10 year risk of cardiovascular mortality < 5%) 495/1755 (28.2) 488/1600 (30.5)
   No (%) with high CVR (10 year risk of cardiovascular mortality ≥ 5%) 830/1755 (47.3) 772/1600 (48.3)
  1. Quantitative values are expressed as the mean ± SD.