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Table 4 Blood Pressure Medications at Baseline

From: The counseling african americans to control hypertension (caatch) trial: baseline demographic, clinical, psychosocial, and behavioral characteristics

  Total
(n = 1,039)
Intervention Group
(n = 529)
Usual Care
Group
(n = 510)
p
Number of Drugs in Hypertension Regimen (%; n = 907)     
1 32.7 30.1 35.8  
2 30.1 29.1 31.3  
3 18.0 20.4 15.1  
≥ 4 19.2 20.4 17.8 0.08
On a Diuretic (%; n = 912) 54.8 54.6 55.1 0.86
On a Beta Blocker (%; n = 912) 33.8 30.4 37.7 0.02*
If on a 2-Drug Regimen (%; n = 273), Percent on a Diuretic 57.9 57.3 58.5 0.85
If on a 3-Drug Regimen (%; n = 163), Percent on a Diuretic 63.2 65.0 60.3 0.55
If on a 3-Drug or Greater Regimen (n = 337), Percent on a Diuretic 70.0 68.5 72.3 0.46
If on a 2-drug Regimen (n = 273), Percent on ACE+CCB 6.2 6.3 6.2 0.96
  1. Note. Data gathered through chart review.