Skip to main content

Table 2 Factors affecting uncontrolled blood pressure of patients with hypertension in Dessie City, 2021

From: Blood pressure control status of patients with hypertension on treatment in Dessie City Northeast Ethiopia

Variables APR (95% CI) P-value
Sex
 Male 1.35(1.11,1.64) 0.002*
Age 1.00(0.99,1.01) 0.203
Education Status
 No Formal Education 1 1
 Primary 1.09(0.94,1.16) 0.071
 Secondary and above 0.52(0.35,0.77) 0.001*
Medication Adherence
 Poor 1.86(1.59, 2.19)  < 0.001*
Comorbidity
 Yes 1.01(0.98, 1.02) 0.17
Duration of treatment 1.00(0.99, 1.02) 0.072
Number of drugs
 Two or more drugs 1.05(0.86, 1.29) 0.587
Khat Chewing
 Yes 1.11(0.79, 1.56) 0.527
Physical Exercise
 Yes 0.85(0.66, 1.08) 0.183
Social Support
 Low 1.24(1.01, 1.54) 0.048*
 Moderate 1.22(0.88, 1.41) 0.33
 High 1 1
  1. *Statistically significant variables