Table 4

Logistic regression of predictors for regular HBPM and good HBPM knowledge

PredictorsReference groupRegular HBPM*Good HBPM knowledge†
OR(95% CI)P value§AOR‡95% CIP value§OR(95% CI)P value§AOR‡95% CIP value§
Age≥651.47(0.91 to 2.38)0.1162.58(1.37 to 4.86)0.0030.79(0.48 to 1.29)0.3410.88(0.45 to 1.72)0.708
SexMale1.06(0.65 to 1.73)0.8180.78(0.44 to 1.39)0.4011.11(0.68 to 1.81)0.6761.28(0.69,2.38)0.442
WorkingNot working1.36(0.76 to 2.45)0.3042.34(1.10 to 4.97)0.0270.79(0.44 to 1.42)0.4310.62(0.29 to 1.34)0.226
Education>Secondary School1.25(0.76 to 2.04)0.3771.19(0.64 to 2.20)0.5831.18(0.72 to 1.93)0.5151.37(0.71 to 2.63)0.344
Health literacyAdequate2.25(1.38 to 3.67)0.0012.25(1.28 to 3.95)0.0052.00(1.23 to 3.25)0.0051.13(0.62 to 2.06)0.680
Duration of hypertension<5 years1.39(0.85 to 2.28)0.1881.66(0.95 to 2.90)0.0740.97(0.59 to 1.60)0.9170.84(0.47 to 1.50)0.550
BMI at intakeBMI ≥25 kg/m21.05(0.65 to 1.72)0.8340.98(0.56 to 1.72)0.9551.23(0.75 to 2.02)0.4031.27(0.70 to 2.29)0.432
RAMP-Group or RAMP-individualRAMP-individual0.71(0.44 to 1.14)0.1541.01(0.55 to 1.87)0.9638.23(4.74 to 14.29)<0.0018.46(4.68 to 15.28)<0.001
Good HBPM KnowledgeFull Mark1.61(0.98 to 2.65)0.0631.62(0.89 to 2.95)0.115
Regular HBPM>Weekly1.61(0.98 to 2.65)0.0631.62(0.89 to 2.95)0.12
  • P<0.05 as statistically significant.

  • *Regular HBPM was defined as equal to or more than weekly HBPM.

  • †Good HBPM knowledge was defined as having full mark in knowledge score.

  • ‡OR adjusted of age, sex, work, education, health literacy, duration of hypertension, and having obesity or not.

  • §P<0.05 are bold

  • aOR, adjusted OR; BMI, body mass index; HBPM, Home Blood Pressure Monitoring; RAMP, Risk Assessment and Management Programme.