Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Original Article

Observed Changes in Risk during Naturopathic Treatment of Hypertension

Table 3

Patients with controlled BP during ND care compared with baseline.

“Control” definitionn (%) at baselinen (%) at last observationP-valuea

SBP < 140 mmHg14 (16.5%)43 (50.6%).038
DBP < 90 mmHg35 (41%)61 (71.8%).026
Combined systolic and diastolic control
 Neither SBP nor DBP < 140/90 mmHg48 (56.5%)18 (21.2%).033
 Either SBP or DBP < 140/90 mmHg25 (29.4%)30 (35.3%)
 Both SBP and DBP < 140/90 mmHg12 (14.2%)37 (43.5%)

aFisher’s exact test.