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Table 4 Blood pressure values for all three methods of measurement after the run-in period (visit week 4).

From: Management of patients with uncontrolled arterial hypertension – the role of electronic compliance monitoring, 24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and Candesartan/HCT

  Group A Week 4 Group B Week 4 Group C Week 4
BP method    
OBPM syst 150 ± 17 # 162 ± 15 161 ± 16 n.s.
OBPM diast 88 ± 10 89 ± 13 88 ± 13 n.s.
SBPM syst 128 ± 5 # 155 ± 10 154 ± 12 n.s.
SBPM diast 79 ± 5 # 84 ± 12 84 ± 12 n.s.
ABPM syst 122 ± 6 # 149 ± 10 144 ± 11 n.s.
ABPM diast 74 ± 5 # 80 ± 12 78 ± 10 n.s.
  1. OBPM: Office blood pressure measurement.
  2. SBPM: Self blood pressure measurement.
  3. ABPM: Ambulatory 24-h blood pressure measurement.
  4. syst = systolic, diast = diastolic.
  5. #: t-test p < 0.05/3 (Bonferroni's correction for multiple testing A vs B, A vs C and B vs C).
  6. n.s. = B vs C.