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Association between non-adherence and elevated blood pressure (N = 380).

By Khedidja Hedna (794364), Katja M. Hakkarainen (177349), Hanna Gyllensten (537937), Anna K. Jönsson (537939), Karolina Andersson Sundell (222371), Max Petzold (177356) and Staffan Hägg (177360)

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<p>CI: Confidence interval; OR: Odds ratio.</p><p><sup>a</sup> Defined as a blood pressure (BP)≥140/90mmHg or ≥130/80mmHg in individuals with diabetes mellitus.</p><p><sup>b</sup> The proportion of days covered (PDC) with any antihypertensive medication available from the index date until the date of BP measure <80%.</p><p><sup>c</sup> At least one antihypertensive medication class in the therapy regimen had a PDC<80, calculated from the index date until the date of BP measure.</p><p><sup>d</sup> The PDC with any antihypertensive medication available a month prior to the date of BP measure <80%.</p><p><sup>e</sup> At least one antihypertensive medication class in the therapy regimen had a PDC<80% a month prior to the date of BP measure.</p><p><sup>f</sup> Models were adjusted for number of hypertension medications in the treatment regimen, sex, age, highest attained education, disposable income, DRG weight, and the presence of cardiovascular comorbidities.</p><p>Association between non-adherence and elevated blood pressure (N = 380).</p

Topics: Uncategorised, refill adherence, AHT regimen, factor, association, BP.MethodsA retrospective cohort study, antihypertensive medications, Elevated blood pressure, pdc, antihypertensive medication, multidrug therapy, ci, healthcare visit
Year: 2015
DOI identifier: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137451.t004
OAI identifier: oai:figshare.com:article/1540276
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