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Table 2 Control of hypertension among elderly hypertensive patients in Southern China in 2011

From: Analysis on associated factors of uncontrolled hypertension among elderly hypertensive patients in Southern China: a community-based, cross-sectional survey

Variables Normal Pre-hypertension Hypertension Control rate (%) P-value1
    Stage II Stage III   
All subjects, n (%) 138 (1.3) 3532 (33.2) 2885 (27.1) 25 (0.2) 44.6  
Sex       
 Women 66 (1.2) 1895 (34.3) 1470 (26.6) 7 (0.1) 46.8 0.003
 Men 72 (1.4) 1637 (32.0) 1415 (27.6) 18 (0.3) 42.6
Age, n (%)       
 60-69 years 77 (1.4) 1817 (34.3) 1309 (24.7) 11 (0.2) 50.8 <0.001
 70-79 years 45 (1.2) 1235 (31.5) 1158 (29.5) 9 (0.2) 40.7
 ≥80 years 16 (1.1) 430 (30.2) 478 (33.5) 5 (0.4) 37.6
Area of residence, n (%)       
 Urban 105 (3.3) 1119 (35.5) 663 (21.0) 6 (0.2) 51.1 <0.001
 Suburban 55 (1.2) 979 (21.8) 1511 (33.6) 13 (0.3) 31.4
 Rural 23 (0.8) 708 (23.5) 898 (29.8) 6 (0.2) 34.2
Education, n (%)       
 College or higher 5 (1.3) 131 (35.6) 98 (26.7) 1 (0.2) 49.2 <0.001
 Middle 23 (1.4) 557 (33.7) 440 (26.6) 2 (0.1) 45.2
 Primary 33 (0.8) 1191 (29.2) 1113 (27.3) 9 (0.2) 40.2
 Illiterate 34 (0.8) 1038 (24.7) 1297 (30.8) 13 (0.3) 33.7
Family history of hypertension, n (%) 62 (1.2) 2010 (39.3) 1006 (19.7) 5 (0.1) 42.8  
Smoker, n (%) 34 (1.0) 1016 (30.4) 968 (28.9) 5 (0.1) 38.2  
Drinker, n (%) 37 (1.1) 1021 (30.4) 961 (28.6) 5 (0.1) 39.4  
Overweight, n (%) 28 (0.8) 998 (30.2) 984 (29.8) 4 (0.1) 37.4  
Obesity, n (%) 31 (1.1) 751 (26.0) 898 (31.1) 7 (0.2) 33.3  
FBG (mmol/L)       
 Normal 67 (1.0) 2527 (36.4) 1856 (26.8) 6 (0.1) 50.6 <0.001
 IFG 7 (1.1) 178 (28.2) 194 (30.7) 9 (1.4) 40.4
 DM 2 (0.4) 135 (25.9) 161 (30.9) 10 (1.9) 36.5
TG (mmol/L)       
 Normal 50 (1.1) 1516 (33.3) 1159 (25.4) 6 (0.1) 48.7 <0.001
 Slightly high 14 (1.1) 324 (25.0) 452 (34.9) 9 (0.5) 36.4
 High 6 (0.6) 256 (23.7) 360 (33.4) 10 (0.9) 31.4
TC (mmol/L)       
 Normal 58 (1.1) 1542 (27.9) 1639 (29.6) 9 (0.2) 45.9 0.003
 Slightly high 12 (0.9) 371 (27.1) 422 (30.8) 6 (0.4) 42.2
 High 1 (0.3) 114 (31.7) 91 (25.3) 10 (2.8) 37.4
HDL-C (mmol/L)       
 Normal 86 (1.2) 1981 (26.9) 2174 (29.5) 35 (0.5) 43.3 0.004
 Low 93 (1.3) 1782 (24.2) 2144 (29.1) 14 (0.2) 40.8
  1. 1P-value: Comparisons among control rates by chi-square test.