International Journal of Hypertension / 2020 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Characterizing Patients with Uncontrolled Blood Pressure at an Urban Hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam

Table 3

Health behavior adherence of hypertensive patients.

Health behavior adherenceControlled hypertensionUncontrolled hypertensionTotalp
n%n%n%

Take prescribed medication daily
 No00.01100.010.40.22
 Yes13159.88840.221999.6
Follow a low-salt diet
 No6861.84238.211050.50.42
 Yes6156.54743.510849.5
Follow a low-fat diet
 No6763.83836.210547.70.22
 Yes6455.75144.411552.3
Exercise regularly
 No1751.51648.53315.00.31
 Yes11461.07339.018785.0
Stop/cut down on smoking
 No3055.62444.45424.60.49
 Yes10160.86539.216675.5
Cut down on alcohol
 No2458.51741.54118.60.88
 Yes10759.87240.217981.4
Cut down on stress
 No5256.54043.59242.00.47
 Yes7861.44938.612758.0
Carry supplies needed for self-care
 No7754.66445.414164.10.04
 Yes5468.42531.77935.9
Overall health behavior adherence
 No9160.36039.715169.60.56
 Yes3756.12943.96630.4

MedianIQRMedianIQRMedianIQR
Adherence score29[24–33]28[24–32]29[24–33]0.55

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