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Table 4 Differences in use of antihypertensive medications and meeting treatment targets for blood pressure by study

From: Pharmacological management of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors (blood pressure and lipids) following diagnosis of myocardial infarction, stroke and diabetes: comparison between population-based studies in Russia and Norway

 KYHTromsø 7ORc (Tromsø 7/KYH) adjusted for age and sex (95% CI)ORc (Tromsø 7/KYH) adjusted for age, sex and education (95% CI)ORc (Tromsø 7/KYH) adjusted for age, sex, education and visiting a doctor in the past 12 months (95% CI)
n/total Nage and sex standardized %an/total Nage and sex standardized %a
MIUse of antihypertensive medication193/23969.7252/37570.90.56 (0.37, 0.84)0.56 (0.37, 0.86)0.51 (0.33, 0.79)
Meets treatment target for blood pressureb114/23951.8255/37576.32.44 (1.71, 3.48)2.74 (1.89, 3.99)2.60 (1.77, 3.82)
Meets treatment target for blood pressureband on medication90/19338.7168/25277.52.34 (1.56, 3.52)2.77 (1.80, 4.28)2.71 (1.74, 4.21)
SBP ≥160 mmHg or DBP ≥100 mmHg43/23915.926/3756.00.35 (0.20, 0.59)0.33 (0.19, 0.58)0.37 (0.21, 0.65)
StrokeUse of antihypertensive medication115/14178.4147/30838.30.21 (0.13,0.34)0.20 (0.12, 0.34)0.18 (0.11, 0.31)
Meets treatment target for blood pressureb62/14149.5207/30869.62.62 (1.72, 3.99)2.66 (1.71, 4.13)2.68 (1.72, 4.18)
Meets treatment target for blood pressureb and on medication44/11538.195/14774.13.08 (1.83, 5.18)3.48 (1.99, 6.08)3.47 (1.98, 6.10)
SBP ≥160 mmHg or DBP ≥100 mmHg30/14112.812/3082.60.16 (0.08, 0.32)0.15 (0.07, 0.32)0.16 (0.08, 0.32)
DiabetesUse of antihypertensive medication277/33972.2387/79045.50.25 (0.18, 0.34)0.26 (0.19, 0.36)0.24 (0.17, 0.34)
Meets treatment target for blood pressureb171/33951.9479/79063.91.42 (1.08, 1.86)1.39 (1.05, 1.85)1.34 (1.01, 1.79)
Meets treatment target for blood pressureb
and on medication
138/27753.5217/38757.91.28 (0.93, 1.78)1.28 (0.90, 1.80)1.25 (0.88, 1.77)
SBP ≥160 mmHg or DBP ≥100 mmHg67/33917.648/7905.20.29 (0.19, 0.44)0.29 (0.19, 0.44)0.31 (0.20, 0.48)
  1. a Denominator is participants with data on measured blood pressure (missing for 5 participants Know Your Heart; 5 participants Tromsø 7)
  2. bTreatment target for blood pressure SBP < 140 mmHg and DBP < 90 mmHg for MI/stroke and no co-morbid diabetes/ diabetes with no comorbid stroke/MI or SBP < 130 mmHg and DBP < 80 mmHg for diabetes with co-morbid stroke or MI/ stroke with comorbid diabetes
  3. cExcluding those with missing data on education or visiting a doctor in the past 12 months