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Table 3 Hypertension treatment among those receiving care in clinic (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)
Treatment
Blood pressure lowering medications [n(%)] 60 (67%) 1275 (65%) 1333 (65%)
Lifestyle changes [n(%)] 29 (33%) 674 (35%) 703 (35%)
Number of Blood Pressure Medications
 1 21 (23%) 404 (21%) 424 (21%)
 2 23 (25%) 723 (37%) 745 (37%)
  > = 3 6 (7%) 158 (8%) 164 (8%)
Frequency of prescribed medications [n(%)]
 Bendroflumethiazide 46 (54%) 1245 (98%) 1290 (96%)
 Nifedipine 29 (33%) 875 (67%) 902 (68%)
 Atenolol 10 (13%) 246 (19%) 256 (19%)
 Captopril 8 (9%) 216 (17%) 224 (17%)
 Furosemide 1 (2%) 38 (3%) 39 (3%)
 Propranolol 0 26 (2%) 26 (2%)
 Amlodipine 1 (2%) 24 (2%) 25 (2%)