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Table 4 Regular HBPM behaviour among participants who had a home BP monitor, n (%)

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

Behaviour of HBPM Controlled office BP
(n = 483)
Uncontrolled office BP
(n = 547)
P-value
Days of HBPM per week    0.302
 Less than one day 198 (41.0) 207 (37.8)  
 One or more days 285 (59.0) 340 (62.2)  
Time of HBPM    0.042
 Irregular 376 (77.8) 390 (71.3)  
 Regular in morning or evening 79 (16.4) 109 (19.9)  
 Regular in morning and evening 28 (5.8) 48 (8.8)  
Readings at each measurement session    0.002
 Only one reading 444 (91.9) 469 (85.7)  
 Two or three readings 39 (8.1) 78 (14.3)  
Consecutive seven days of HBPM    0.005
 Never 423 (87.6) 438 (80.1)  
 Ever 60 (12.4) 109 (19.9)  
Optimal HBPM schedule 10 (2.1) 35 (6.4) 0.001
  1. HBPM Home blood pressure monitoring