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Table 2 Proportion of home BP monitor ownership and prevalence of HBPM, n (%)

From: Assessing the routine-practice gap for home blood pressure monitoring among Chinese adults with hypertension

  All subjects
n = 2272
Owning a home BP monitor Conducting HBPM weekly
Yes (%) P-value Yes (%) P-value
Sex    0.104   0.123
 Male 977 462 (47.3)   285 (29.2)  
 Female 1295 568 (43.9)   340 (26.3)  
Age (y)    < 0.001   < 0.001
 < 65 1091 375 (34.4)   212 (19.4)  
 ≥65 1181 655 (55.5)   413 (35.5)  
Area    < 0.001   < 0.001
 Beijing 761 587 (77.1)   364 (47.8)  
 Jiangsu 758 263 (34.7)   150 (19.8)  
 Shandong 753 180 (23.9)   111 (14.7)  
Location of living    < 0.001   0.012
 Urban 1141 703 (61.6)   445 (39.3)  
 Rural 1131 327 (28.9)   180 (15.8)  
Educational level    < 0.001   < 0.001
 Intermediate school or lower 1761 618 (35.1)   380 (21.6)  
 Middle and High school 359 290 (80.8)   168 (46.8)  
 ≥College graduate 152 122 (80.3)   77 (50.7)  
History of ISCVD    < 0.001   0.004
 Yes 240 135 (56.3)   85 (35.4)  
 No 2032 895 (44.0)   540 (26.6)  
Duration of hypertension (y)    < 0.001   < 0.001
 <5 829 282 (34.0)   140 (16.9)  
 5–9 673 317 (47.1)   194 (28.8)  
 ≥10 770 431 (56.0)   291 (37.8)  
Antihypertensive Medication    < 0.001   < 0.001
 Yes 1598 804 (50.3)   507 (31.7)  
 No 674 226 (33.5)   118 (17.5)  
Controlled hypertension    0.004   0.241
 Yes 991 483 (48.7)   285 (28.8)  
 No 1281 547 (42.7)   340 (26.5)  
Advice on HBPM from doctor    < 0.001   < 0.001
 Yes 1541 952 (61.8)   584 (37.9)  
 No 731 78 (10.7)   41 (5.6)  
  1. ISCVD Ischemic cardiovascular disease, HBPM Home blood pressure monitoring