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Table 3 Outcomes and adverse effects of monitor wear

From: Tolerability of the Oscar 2 ambulatory blood pressure monitor among research participants: a cross-sectional repeated measures study

  Percent after 1stsession Percent after 2ndsession p-value*
Monitor stopped me from falling asleep 19.6 16.1 0.48
Monitor woke me up after falling asleep 70.2 64.9 0.41
Monitor disturbed me sufficiently to make me remove it during the day 5.1 8.5 0.32
Monitor disturbed me sufficiently to make me remove it during the night 8.8 8.8 1.0
Experienced pain from wearing the monitor 33.9 35.6 0.76
Experienced skin irritation from wearing the monitor 39.0 45.8 0.35
Experienced bruising from wearing the monitor 6.8 20.3 0.02
  1. *P-value by McNemar's chi square test