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Table 6 Patient characteristics of all patients in the telemonitoring and comparator groups

From: Examining the effectiveness of telemonitoring with routinely acquired blood pressure data in primary care: challenges in the statistical analysis

  Telemonitoring (n = 882) Comparator group (n = 7806)
Female sex 413/882 (47%) 4115/7806 (53%)
Age Mean 62.5 (SD 10.2) Mean 68.7 (SD 12.7)
Median 64 (IQR 56 to 70) Median 70 (IQR 60 to 79)
Range 22 to 89 Range 19 to 90
SIMD 2012 decile Mean 7.7 (SD 2.5) Mean 7.0 (SD 2.5)
Median 8 (IQR 6 to 10) Median 7 (IQR 5 to 10)
Range 2 to 10 Range 1 to 10
Index systolic BP reading Mean 134.4 (SD 16.4) Mean 140.1 (SD 18.2)
Median 134 (IQR 124 to 144) Median 139 (IQR 129 to 150)
Range 90 to 205 Range 71 to 240
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