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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients enrolled in the program

From: Higher blood pressure control rate in a real life management program provided by the community health service center in China

Patients n = 3191
Age, years 70 ± 10
  ≤65 years, % 30
  66-79 years, % 54
  ≥80 years, % 16
Gender, male vs. female, % 43 vs. 57
BMI, kg/m2 23 ± 3
SBP at entry, mmHg 147 ± 17
  Uncontrolled SBP (≥140 mmHg) at entry, % 66
DBP at entry, mmHg 83 ± 11
  Uncontrolled DBP (≥90 mmHg) at entry, % 37
Uncontrolled SBP and/or uncontrolled DBP at entry, % 68
Diabetes, % 32
Smoking, % 12
Drinking, % 14
  1. BMI, body mass index; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure.