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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: The influence of self-owned home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) on primary care patients with hypertension: A qualitative study

  In-depth Interview
(n = 6)
Focus Group Discussions
(n = 18)
Age
mean in years (range)
64 (53-71) 60 (30-75)
Ethnicity   
   Malay 2 6
   Chinese 2 9
   Indian 2 3
Duration of HBPM use mean in years (range) 9 (2-18) 5 (0.6-20)
Years of Hypertension
mean in years (range)
12 (3-30) 10 (0.7-26)
Occupations Retired clerk, teacher, housewife, retired officer, technical assistant, retired teacher Retired clerk, teacher, housewife, retired officer, technical assistant, retired teacher, lorry driver