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Table 5 Adequacy of Hypertension management in diabetic patients on follow-up at JUSH, November 2009

From: Assessment of quality of care given to diabetic patients at Jimma University Specialized Hospital diabetes follow-up clinic, Jimma, Ethiopia

  BP (in mmHg)  
Characteristics < 130/80 ≥ 130/80 P value
  N % N %  
History of hypertension      
   Yes 10 6.8 136 93.2 0.0001
   No 108 59.0 75 41.0  
Pharmacologic treatment of hypertension      
   Yes 9 6.9 121 93.1 0.92
   No 109 54.8 90 45.2  
Treatment modification of the last 3 visits      
   Yes 3 2.5 46 21.8 0.599
   No 115 97.5 165 78.2