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Table 6 Predictors associated with blood pressure control in multivariate analysis (follow-up visit at month 6)

From: Identifying predictors of blood pressure control in the Lebanese population - a national, multicentric survey – I-PREDICT

Covariates OR 95% CI P value
Diabetes 0.15 0.10–0.24 0.00*
BP control at month 1 10.39 6.18-17.47 0.00*
Combination therapy at baseline and month 1 15.14 1.09–208.46 0.04*
Educational level    
Primary school 1.07 0.29–4.00 0.92
Secondary school 0.73 0.19–2.70 0.63
Higher education 0.81 0.19–3.31 0.77
Following diet 1.30 0.68–2.42 0.42
Myocardial infarction 0.71 0.40–1.26 0.24
Dyslipidemia 1.34 0.87–2.06 0.17
Atrial fibrillation 0.39 0.14–1.09 0.07
Chronic kidney disease 0.62 0.25–1.55 0.30
Smoker 1.07 0.72–1.59 0.72
Follow exercise 1.01 0.64–1.61 0.95
Newly diagnosed 0.87 0.57–1.34 0.54
Sub-group of diabetes    
Following diet at V1 2.27 1.01-5.12 0.047*
BP controlled at V2 7.34 3.83-14.07 0.000*
Middle economic class 0.39 0.16-0.94 0.036*
Upper middle class 0.30 0.13-0.93 0.036*
  1. CI = Confidence interval; OR = Odds ratio.
  2. *Significant.