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Table 5 Evolution of blood pressure status according to changes in antihypertensive drug treatment, CoLaus study

From: Antihypertensive drug treatment changes in the general population: the colaus study

  Continuers Combiners Switchers Discontinuers
N 420 208 98 46
C to HT 87 (20.7) 27 (13.0) 14 (14.3) 12 (26.1)
HT to HT 142 (33.8) 78 (37.5) 24 (24.5) 16 (34.8)
C to C 113 (26.9) 43 (20.7) 30 (30.6) 14 (30.4)
HT to C 78 (18.6) 60 (28.9) 30 (30.6) 4 (8.7)
  1. Results are expressed as number of participants and (percentage). C, controlled blood pressure (systolic <140 mm Hg and diastolic <90 mm Hg); HT, hypertension (systolic ≥140 mm Hg or diastolic ≥90 mm Hg). Statistical analysis by Chi-square comparing all BP evolutions between groups: p < 0.001.