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Table 2 Baseline clinical characteristics of study participants at JUMC, 2017

From: Blood pressure control and its determinants among diabetes mellitus co-morbid hypertensive patients at Jimma University medical center, South West Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percentage
Family history of hypertension Yes 23 17.56
No 108 82.44
Family history of Diabetes Yes 18 13.74
No 113 86.26
Time since hypertension diagnosis(years) ≤ 1 25 19.08
2–5 45 34.35
≥ 5 61 46.56
Time since diabetes diagnosis(years) ≤ 1 21 16.03
2–5 47 35.87
≥ 5 63 48.10
Frequency of followup(refill) Monthly 71 54.20
Every two months 41 31.30
Every three months 19 14.50
Do physical activities Yes 56 42.74
No 75 57.26
Physical active Yes 35 62.50
No 21 37.50
Reduce salt intake Yes 117 89.31
No 14 10.69
Blood glucose Controlled 86 65.65
Uncontrolled 45 34.35
Comorbidity Heart failure 5 3.82
HIV/AIDS 2 1.53
CKD 5 3.82
Asthma 3 2.30
Retinopathy 21 16.03
Othera 7 5.34
  1. aEpilepsy, peripheral neuropathy