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Table 2 Follow-up clinic visits among those who linked to hypertension care after population level screening (N = 2038)

From: Hypertension control in integrated HIV and chronic disease clinics in Uganda in the SEARCH study

  HIV+ (n = 89) HIV-(n = 1949) Overall (N = 2038)
Total number of follow-up visits 580 15,073 15,653
Median duration of follow-up (days) (IQR) 583 (84, 1122) 742 (48, 1198) 738 (50, 1195)
Interval in days between scheduled visits [Median (IQR)] 59 (29, 84) 56 (29, 84) 56 (29, 84)
Interval in days between actual visits [Median (IQR)] 65 (42, 90) 63 (35, 91) 63 (35, 91)
Interval between scheduled visits
 More frequent than clinical indication 141 (24%) 3056 (20%) 3197 (20%)
 Less frequent than clinical indication 216 (37%) 6013 (39%) 6229 (39%)
Late visitsa [%, median (IQR)] 150 (24%) 2825 (18%) 2975 (18%)
Follow-up visits with controlled blood pressure 301 (48%) 7173 (46%) 7474 (46%)
Follow-up visits with controlled blood pressure on 2 consecutive visits 182 (34%) 4160 (29%) 4342 (29%)
Visits with no blood pressure measurement 33 (3.5%) 609 (3.5%) 641 (3.5%)
  1. alate visit defined as > 14 days after scheduled visit