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Table 5 Use of anti-hypertensive drugs among people who had a medication prescribed by their doctors and that were taking the drug at the time of the interview.

From: Generalizability of guidelines and physicians' adherence. Case study on the Sixth Joint National Commitee's guidelines on hypertension

Monotherapy
Diuretics 11.2
β-blockers 9.1
ACE-inhibitors 10.9
Calcium antagonists 14.9
Alpha adrenergic / alpha blockers 3.7
Treatment taken alone or in combination
Diuretics 41.5
β-blockers 26.1
ACE-inhibitors 31.6
Calcium antagonists 38.8
Alpha adrenergic / alpha blockers 10.2