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Table 3 Descriptive statistics from the Hill-Bone Compliance to High Blood Pressure Therapy Scale in the studied group

From: Psychometric evaluation of the Polish adaptation of the Hill-Bone Compliance to High Blood Pressure Therapy Scale

Question M ± SD All the time [%] Most of the time [%] Sometimes [%] Never [%]
3 How often do you eat salty food? 2.41 ± 0.76 6.84 53.85 29.06 9.40
4 How often do you add salt to your food before you eat it? 1.93 ± 0.85 35.04 41.03 19.66 4.27
5 How often do you eat fast food? 1.40 ± 0.61 63.25 29.06 3.42 0.85
Reduced sodium intake 5.68 ± 1.60     
6 How often do you make the next appointment before you leave the doctor’s office? 2.75 ± 1.05 11.97 29.06 22.22 29.91
7 How often do you miss scheduled appointments? 1.30 ± 0.61 74.36 19.66 2.56 1.71
Appointment-keeping 3.41 ± 1.45     
1 How often do you forget to take your HBP medicine? 1.39 ± 0.64 67.52 26.50 3.42 1.71
2 Jak często decyduje się Pan/Pani nie brać leków na nadciśnienie? [How often do you decide NOT to take your HBP medicine?] 1.35 ± 0.62 70.94 21.37 5.13 0.85
8 How often do you forget to get prescriptions filled? 1.30 ± 0.50 70.94 25.64 1.71 0.00
9 How often do you run out of HBP pills? 1.42 ± 0.56 60.68 34.19 3.42 0.00
10 How often do you skip your HBP medicine before you go to the doctor? 1.25 ± 0.43 72.65 23.93 0.00 0.00
1 How often do you miss taking your HBP pills when you feel better? 1.39 ± 0.68 68.38 26.50 0.85 3.42
12 How often do you miss taking your HBP pills when you feel sick? 1.33 ± 0.60 71.79 21.37 4.27 0.85
13 How often do you take someone else’s HBP pills? 1.17 ± 0.53 86.32 7.69 1.71 1.71
14 How often do you miss taking your HBP pills when you are careless? 1.25 ± 0.53 77.78 16.24 4.27 0.00
Medicine-taking 11.62 ± 3.32     
  1. HBP high blood pressure, M ± SD mean ± standard deviation