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Table 2 Adjusted odd ratios of variables, which deterred people from joining the management programme after screening

From: Implementing a hypertension management programme in a rural area: local approaches and experiences from Ba-Vi district, Vietnam

Characteristics Adjusted odd ratio (95% CI)
  Hypertensives (n = 469) All people +(n = 1180)
Age (by 10 years) 0.67 (0.52 - 0.87)** 0.68 (0.55 - 0.83)**
Sex (female vs. male) 2.14 (1.21 - 3.80) ** 1.86 (1.16 - 2.98) **
Education (secondary vs. primary) 1.23 (0.62 - 2.47) 1.25 (0.71 - 2.19)
Occupation (other vs. manual) 1.24 (0.70 - 2.18) 1.01 (0.63 - 1.63)
Married (other vs. married) 1.92 (0.93 - 3.97) 2.11 (1.13 - 3.94) *
Distance to health station (by 1 km) 0.60 (0.37 - 0.97)* 0.77 (0.52 - 1.14)
Having insurance 0.72 (0.42 - 1.22) 0.68 (0.43 - 1.06)
Initial systolic BP (by 10 mmHg) 0.71 (0.59 - 0.86)** 0.50 (0.42 - 0.59)**
Initial diastolic BP (by 10 mmHg) 0.69 (0.53 - 0.92)** 0.60 (0.47 - 0.78)**
Number of behavioural CVD risk factors 1.98 (1.44 - 2.73)** 2.18 (1.65 - 2.88)**
Having history of CVD 0.36 (0.21 - 0.62) ** 0.39 (0.24 - 0.63)**
Having history of chronic disease ° 2.91 (1.45 - 5.82)** 2.42 (1.28 - 4.57)**
Having family history of CVD 1.86 (1.03 - 3.34) * 1.24 (0.76 - 2.01)
  1. + Include hypertensive patients; ° exclude CVD history; * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01