Table 2

Percentage of clinic patients meeting blood pressure target

MeasuresBaseline
1 June 2016–6 June 2017)
Postintervention Cycle #1
(7 June 2017–31 October 2017)
Postintervention Cycle #2
(8 November 2017–31 May 2018)
No of unique patients evaluated in clinic during specified time framen=4764n=3244n=3768
No and % of patients with initial BP at goal <140/90n=3365
70.6
n=2338
72.1
n=2708
71.9
No and % of patients with initial BP above goal (SBP ≥140 or DBP ≥90)n=1399
29.4
n=906
27.9
n=1060
28.1
No and % of patients with initial BP >140/90 who had a second BP measurementn=183
13.1%
n=117
12.9%*
n=381
35.9%*
Of those with a second BP measurement, number and % where the second reading was at goal (BP <140/90)n=89
48.6
n=40
34.2
n=185
48.6
No and % of patients with most recent clinic BP at goal (ie, at goal on initial check or if multiple measurements taken at goal on the most recent check)n=3454
72.5
n=2378
73.3*
n=2893
76.8*
  • *Statistically significant p<0.01 using χ2 test.

  • BP, blood pressure; DBP, Diastolic Blood Pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure.