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Table G7Hypertension: health care utilization

Author, Year
N in Each Group
OutcomeResults
Schneider et al., 20088
G1: 47
G2: 38
Emergency department visits and hospitalizations at 6 and 12 months (for prior 6-month period)
Medical chart review
G1: NR
G2: NR
95% CI, NR
p: NR
Numbers not reported, but results were not significant
Solomon et al., 19989,10
G1: 63
G2: 61
Hypertension group: Mean number of Emergency Room visits in 4 weeks prior - at 4–6 month visit
Self-report
G1: 0.05 (0.22 SD)
G2: 0.13 (0.39 SD)
95% CI, NR
p: NR
G1: 63
G2: 61
Hypertension group: Mean number of hospitalizations in 4 weeks prior—at 4–6 month visit
Self-report
G1: 0.02 (0.13 SD)
G2: 0.10 (0.35 SD)
95% CI, NR
p<0.05 (one-tailed)
G1: 63
G2: 61
Hypertension group: contacts with “other health care providers” (MD, NP, PA or RN) in 4 weeks prior—at 4–6 month visit
Self-report
G1: 0.59 (0.78 SD)
G2: 1.0 (0.82 SD)
95% CI, NR
p: <0.05 (one-tailed)

Abbreviations: CI = confidence interval; G = group; NR = not reported; SD = standard deviation.

From: Appendix G, Patient, Provider, and Policy Interventions: Summary Evidence Tables

Cover of Closing the Quality Gap: Revisiting the State of the Science (Vol. 4: Medication Adherence Interventions: Comparative Effectiveness)
Closing the Quality Gap: Revisiting the State of the Science (Vol. 4: Medication Adherence Interventions: Comparative Effectiveness).
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 208.4.
Viswanathan M, Golin CE, Jones CD, et al.

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