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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratios of blood pressure medication intensification for patients with uncontrolled blood pressure

From: Multiple uncontrolled conditions and blood pressure medication intensification: an observational study

   95% Confidence Interval  
Clinical scenario: Uncontrolled BP AND Odds ratio* lower limit upper limit P
ALL (N = 387)     
No diagnosed diabetes or hyperlipidemia 1.86 1.04 3.33 0.04
Controlled diabetes and/or hyperlipidemia Referent    
Either uncontrolled diabetes or hyperlipidemia 1.54 0.97 2.43 0.07
Both uncontrolled diabetes and hyperlipidemia 2.91 1.48 5.72 < 0.01
Systolic BP < 10 mmHg above goal (N = 203)     
No diagnosed diabetes or hyperlipidemia 1.17 0.41 3.34 0.77
Controlled diabetes and/or hyperlipidemia Referent    
Either uncontrolled diabetes or hyperlipidemia 0.92 0.43 1.94 0.82
Both uncontrolled diabetes and hyperlipidemia 1.69 0.26 11.07 0.58
Systolic BP ≥ 10 mm Hg above goal (N = 184)     
No diagnosed diabetes or hyperlipidemia 2.58 1.17 5.67 0.02
Controlled diabetes and/or hyperlipidemia Referent    
Either uncontrolled diabetes or hyperlipidemia 1.93 0.95 3.93 0.07
Both uncontrolled diabetes and hyperlipidemia 4.51 1.46 13.94 0.01
  1. *Adjusted for age, systolic blood pressure, number of medications and clustering of patients by provider