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Table 5 Progress through the care cascades for people with overt increased risk as compared with the rest

From: Hypertension and diabetes in Zanzibar – prevalence and access to care

  At increased risk No increased risk chi2 p
Total population 1211 (56.4%) 935 (43.6%)
Had been tested for HTN 700 (54.8%) 451 (44.8%) 21.4 < 0.001
Had been tested for DM 276 (22.8%) 106 (11.3%) 47.3 < 0.001
Had been tested for both HTN and DM 254 (21.0%) 96 (10.3%) 44.3 < 0.001
Had achieved control of BP 56 (31.5%) 16 (36.4%) 0.4 0,534
Had achieved control of BG 12 (37.5%) 1 (20.0%)
Had HTN 592 (44.8%) 221 (22.6%) 116.6 < 0.001
Had DM 94 (7.2%) 20 (2.0%) 32.3 < 0.001
  1. Proportion of people with increased risk that had HTN or DM, had been tested for HTN, DM, or both HTN and DM, and, among the subgroup which had HTN or DM, had achieved control of blood pressure (BP) or blood glucose (BG)