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Research Article

Hypertension Education Intervention with Ugandan Nurses Working in Hospital Outpatient Clinic: A Pilot Study

Table 2

Proportion of participants’ correct responses on knowledge pre-post test.

Variable A—knowledge Percent (pre)Percent (post)

(1) Blood pressure (BP) classification85.7100
(2) Life style changes
  (i) Stop all alcohol intake57.1100
  (ii) Quit tobacco use14.3100
  (iii) Take baby aspirin85.785.7
  (iv) Losing weight71.485.7
  (v) Eat 400 g of fruits and vegetables057.1
(3) Risk assessment
  (i) Taking single BP reading14.342.9
  (ii) Taking blood cholesterol levels57.185.7
  (iii) Taking blood for serum protein levels28.6100
(4) Using risk prediction chart014.3
(5) Recommended hypertension first line drug in Uganda0100
(6) Weight reduction is rather tasking to be an effective strategy71.414.3

Data extracted from primary source.

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