Table 4

Summary results of generalised estimating equation model for final control in patients with hypertension on whom feedback was based.

Study group
Control (n = 1813)Audit only (n = 1339)Audit plus risk (n = 1951)
Final proportion controlled (%)45.733.545.5
Mean predicted proportion (%)46.535.449.4
Adjusted RR (95% CI)1.000.93 (0.55 to 1.57)1.72 (1.09 to 2.70)
P = 0.782aP = 0.019a
  • a Adjusted for patient's initial hypertension control, gender, smoking and social deprivation and for the practice level factors of training status, practice nurse, hypertension register, and recall system. RR = risk ratio.