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Table 5 Participants who have a history of hypertension and actually have taken antihypertensive drugs

From: The dementia and disability project in Thai elderly: rational, design, methodology and early results

   Normal or well controlled BP (<140/90) High BP (≥140/90) Total
History of hypertension (divided into those with adequate treatment with good BP controlled (<140/90) and inadequate treatment with poor BP controlled (BP>140/90) Yes 193 (25.6% of those on antihypertensive drugs & having well controlled BP) 529 (44.2%) 560 (74.4% of those on antihypertensive drugs but having poor controlled BP) 753 (100%)
No   669 (55.8% of those without a history of hypertension but having high BP) 1198 (100%)
  Total 722 (37%) 1229 (63%) 1951 (100%)
  1. Chi Square p<0.001.
  2. df = 1(68.075).
  3. Thai elders who have untreated hypertension or have inadequate treatment of hypertension (HT) are 63% [(560+669)/1951=62.99%].