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Table 2 Baseline patient characteristics (N = 574)

From: Hypertension Improvement Project (HIP): study protocol and implementation challenges

Characteristic %*
N 574
Age, mean years (SD) 60.5 (11.4)
Female sex 61
Completed high school 93
Adequate income (self-reported) 85
African-American race 37
Medical history  
   Taking BP medications 95
   Ever smoked 48
   Physical activity (accelerometry), mean minutes/week (SD) 34 (106)
   Diabetes 30
   Hyperlipidemia 48
  1. * Unless otherwise indicated.
  2. BP = blood pressure; SD = standard deviation.
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