Table 1—

Patient characteristics

Hypertension
Hyperlipidemia
ClinicUsual careClinicUsual care
Enrolled (n)506508345338
Attended follow-up406 (80.2)429 (84.5)317 (91.9)310 (91.7)
Visits2 (1–4)NA2 (1–3)NA
Age (years)63.5 (55.4–72.1)63.7 (56.4–71.9)56.5 (45.1–66.9)58.6 (49.3–69.6)
Male259 (51.0)270 (49.0)186 (50.7)181 (49.3)
BMI (kg/m2)30.7 (26.3–34.2)30.5 (26.4–3.8)31.2 (26.4–35.2)30.4 (30–33.6)
Type 2 diabetes*407 (83.7)410 (83.7)255 (75.7)253 (76.2)
Prior cerebrovascular disease4 (0.8)1 (0.2)16 (4.7)28 (8.1)
Prior myocardial infarction40 (11.8)83 (16.4)40 (11.8)57 (16.5)
Systolic BP159 (147–167)159 (148–166)NANA
Diastolic BP78 (70–85)77 (70–84)NANA
Total cholesterolNANA5.8 (5.2–6.2)5.8 (5.2–6.2)
LDL cholesterolNANA3.3 (2.8–3.7)3.3 (2.9–3.7)
HDL cholesterolNANA1.3 (1.1–1.5)1.4 (1.1–1.6)
TriglyceridesNANA2.6 (1.5–3.2)2.4 (1.4–3.0)
  • Data are n (%) or means (interquartile range).

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    * Remainder: type 1 diabetes. NA, not applicable.