Patient Factors, But Not Provider and Health Care System Factors, Predict Medication Adherence in Hypertensive Black Men

Lisa M. Lewis, Antoinette M. Schoenthaler, Gbenga Ogedegbe

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Abstract

The problem of medication adherence is pronounced in hypertensive black men. However, factors influencing their adherence are not well understood. This secondary analysis of the ongoing Counseling African Americans to Control Hypertension (CAATCH) randomized clinical trial investigated the patient, provider, and health care system factors associated with medication adherence among hypertensive black men. Participants (N=253) were aged 56.6±11.6 years, earned

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)250-255
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Clinical Hypertension
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2012

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Medication Adherence
Delivery of Health Care
African Americans
Counseling
Patient Care
Randomized Controlled Trials
Hypertension

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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Patient Factors, But Not Provider and Health Care System Factors, Predict Medication Adherence in Hypertensive Black Men. / Lewis, Lisa M.; Schoenthaler, Antoinette M.; Ogedegbe, Gbenga.

In: Journal of Clinical Hypertension, Vol. 14, No. 4, 04.2012, p. 250-255.

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