Association of Repeated Measurements With Blood Pressure Control in Primary Care

JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jun 1;178(6):858-860. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.0315.


This observational cohort study evaluated the effect of a second blood pressure (BP) measurement on the rate of BP control among more than 38 000 patients with diagnosed hypertension and who were followed in primary care.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Blood Pressure Determination*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypertension / diagnosis*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Primary Health Care / standards*
  • Primary Health Care / statistics & numerical data