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Table 2 Number of antihypertensive therapies received by patients according to the presence or absence of metabolic syndrome and diabetes.

From: Blood pressure control and components of the metabolic syndrome: the GOOD survey

  A B C D
Number of different antihypertensive therapies Metabolic syndrome but no diabetes a,b
(%)
Metabolic syndrome and diabetes b
(%)
No metabolic syndrome or diabetes c
(%)
No metabolic syndrome but diabetes
(%)
0 1.1 0.1 0.3 0.5
1 29.3 21.4 31.5 27.7
2 35.3 30.3 36.5 32.0
≥3 34.4 48.4 28.0 38.8
  1. a: p < 0.01 vs. B; b: p < 0.01 vs. C; c: p < 0.05 vs. D. The other intergroup differences were not significant by the Chi square test