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Table 3 Adverse events among the three blood pressure (BP) control groups

From: Achieving blood pressure control targets in hypertensive patients of rural China – a pilot randomized trial

Adverse event (Number of patients rate (%))Standard BP controlModerate BP controlIntensive BP controlTotal
Cold symptoms7 (21%)9 (26%)7 (20%)23
Dry cough5 (15%)5 (14%)3 (9%)13
Vertigo3 (9%)3 (9%)3 (9%)9
Arthralgia01 (3%)2 (6%)3
Epigastric pain1 (3%)1 (3%)02
Palpitations001 (3%)1
Drug allergy1 (3%)001
Skin disease01 (3%)01
Blurred vision001 (3%)1
Hypotension0000
Total17 (49%)20 (57%)17 (49%)53