Table 2

Difference in self-management processes in community participants with hypertension

Total
(n=873)
Men
(n=360)
Women
(n=513)
P value
Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)
Treatment management59.54 (17.43)59.49 (18.01)59.58 (17.02)0.937
Diet management70.18 (23.36)67.71 (24.18)71.91 (22.63)0.009
Physical exercise management60.80 (32.69)59.63 (33.21)61.62 (32.33)0.377
Lifestyle management63.47 (18.38)64.92 (17.91)62.45 (18.66)0.051
Risk factors management86.91 (24.64)73.70 (30.53)96.18 (13.12)<0.001
Total score65.58 (13.22)63.61 (14.28)66.96 (12.25)<0.001
No. of visiting CHC (per year), n (%)0.060
 0322 (36.9)146 (40.6)176 (34.3)
 ≥1551 (63.1)214 (59.4)337 (65.7)
No. of visiting hospital (per year), n (%)0.001
 0653 (74.8)290 (80.6)363 (70.8)
 ≥1220 (25.2)70 (19.4)150 (29.2)
  • CHC, community health centres.