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Table 5 Number and percentage of patients that have received information from a source over time

From: What hypertensive patients want to know [and from whom] about their disease: a two-year longitudinal study

Information SourcesBaseline6 months follow-up (T1)12 months follow-up (T2)24 months follow-up (T3)dfCochran’s Q
General Practitioners174 (86.1)141 (69.8)115 (56.9)132 (65.3)360.16***
Specialists187 (92.6)155 (76.7)122 (60.4)149 (73.8)369.87***
Relatives159 (78.7)140 (69.3)117 (57.9)129 (63.9)335.25***
Friends106 (52.5)94 (46.5)62 (30.7)86 (42.6)333.06***
Information Leaflets-Physician108 (53.5)100 (49.5)70 (34.7)89 (44.1)322.95***
Information Leaflets Associations60 (29.7)60 (29.7)42 (20.8)67 (33.2)312.43**
Magazines115 (56.9)112 (55.4)100 (49.5)112 (55.4)34.18
Internet113 (55.9)112 (55.4)102 (50.5)99 (49)35.29
Television128 (63.3)115 (56.9)109 (54)111 (55)37.93*
  1. Note: *Significant differences (p < .05);** Significant differences (p < .01); *** Significant differences (p < .001)