Table 1

Number of hypertensive patients in each practice, mean number of blood pressure recordings, and proportion of patients with more than three readings during the two phases of study

Practice profilesAbsolute No (%) of patients receiving antihypertensive treatmentMean No of blood pressure recordings in hypertensive patientsAbsolute No (%) of patients who achieved target
Practice NoSize (No of patients)Phase 1Phase 2Phase 1Phase 2Phase 1Phase 2
13 050153 (19.5)137 (17.5)3.63.7135 (88.2)137 (100.0)
22 75094 (12.0)89 (11.3)1.12.013 (13.8)38 (42.7)
35 180224 (28.6)209 (26.7)4.94.6206 (92.0)207 (99.0)
41 65050 (6.4)46 (5.9)5.44.346 (92.0)39 (84.8)
56 10099 (12.6)105 (13.4)3.66.075 (75.8)105 (100.0)
65 970163 (20.8)173 (22.0)3.63.8143 (87.7)173 (100.0)
Total24 700783 (100.0)759 (97.0)618 (78.9)699 (92.1)
Mean (SEM)3.8 (1.0)4.1 (1.0)