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Table 3 Factors associated with blood pressure measurement among the hypertensive elderly in Shandong, China, 2013

From: Rural–urban difference in blood pressure measurement frequency among elderly with hypertension: a cross-sectional study in Shandong, China

  Model 1 P Model 2 P Model 3 P
OR (95% CI) OR (95%CI) OR (95%CI)
Residence
 Urban 1.0   1.0   1.0  
 Rural 0.292(0.250–0.341) < 0.001 0.459(0.376–0.562) < 0.001 0.467(0.380–0.575) < 0.001
Age
 65–69    1.0   1.0  
 70–74    1.062(0.865–1.303) 0.566 1.046(0.849–1.289) 0.672
 75–79    0.963(0.769–1.206) 0.743 1.002(0.795–1.262) 0.987
 ≥ 80    0.839(0.655–1.075) 0.165 0.834(0.647–1.075) 0.162
Gender
 Male    1.0   1.0  
 Female    1.053(0.884–1.254) 0.563 1.046(0.874–1.251) 0.626
Marital status
 Single    1.0   1.0  
 Married    1.187(0.977–1.441) 0.084 1.236(1.013–1.508) 0.037
Education level
 No formal education    1.0   1.0  
 Primary education    1.098(0.892–1.352) 0.376 1.135(0.917–1.405) 0.244
 Secondary or above    1.397(1.093–1.786) 0.008 1.485(1.154–1.911) 0.002
Personal income (RMB)
 0~2500    1.0   1.0  
 2500~5000    0.940(0.727–1.215) 0.636 0.935(0.719–1.216) 0.616
 5000~10,000    1.290(1.005–1.655) 0.045 1.274(0.987–1.644) 0.063
 10,000~20,000    1.742(1.331–2.279) < 0.001 1.589(1.206–2.093) 0.001
 ≥ 20,000    1.779(1.304–2.428) < 0.001 1.621(1.179–2.229) 0.003
Self-rated health
 Bad    1.0   1.0  
 Moderate    0.965(0.808–1.152) 0.691 0.877(0.730–1.053) 0.159
 Good    0.973(0.778–1.217) 0.812 0.883(0.702–1.111) 0.289
Medication frequency
 On time      1.0  
 Occasional      0.503(0.400–0.633) < 0.001
 Never      0.371(0.243–0.566) < 0.001
BPa level currently
 Abnormal/unsure      1.0  
 Normal      1.292(1.095–1.526) 0.002
Accepting health care professionals’ guidance
 Yes      1.0  
 No      0.579(0.484–0.693) < 0.001
  1. Note: The italic entries mean that these results were statistically significant (P<0.05)
  2. BP blood pressure