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COMPLIANCE An Observational Study of Treatment Compliance and Quality of Life in Patients on Antihypertensive Medication

This study has been completed.
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: January 10, 2011
Last updated: September 10, 2013
Last verified: September 2013
The aim of this multi-centre survey is to assess treatment adherence and quality of life in a Jordanian and Lebanese population newly diagnosed with hypertension or with uncontrolled essential hypertension being on antihypertensive treatment for at least 6 months.

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Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: COMPLIANCE An Observational Study of Treatment Compliance and Quality of Life in Patients on Antihypertensive Medication

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Compliance rate [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Identify the percentage of subjects compliant to their antihypertensive treatment.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Health Related Quality of Life (MINICHAL Score) [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    To compare and identify changes in the quality of life before and after anti-hypertensive treatment.

  • Type of pharmacological treatments [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    To identify the pharmacological treatments used by physicians in Jordan and Lebanon to treat patients newly diagnosed or with uncontrolled hypertension.

  • Factors affecting adherence to treatment [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    To identify associated factors that may alter adherence to anti-hypertensive treatment.

  • Compliance rate by antihypertensive regimen used [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    To compare treatment rate for different antihypertensive regimen used

  • Percentage of controlled patients [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    To identify the percentage of patients reaching their target blood pressure according to the JNCVII criteria.

Enrollment: 1501
Study Start Date: May 2011
Study Completion Date: September 2012
Primary Completion Date: September 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
multi-centre survey of patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients older than 21 years of age
  • Patients newly diagnosis with essential hypertension or with hypertension that is uncontrolled after being under the same antihypertensive treatment for at least 6 months (based on the criteria established by the Joint National Committee VII)
  • Patients capable of providing an informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with secondary hypertension
  • Pregnant women or nursing mothers
  • Patients with acute illnesses or psychiatric diagnosis
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Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01274494     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-CME-ATA-2010/1
Study First Received: January 10, 2011
Last Updated: September 10, 2013

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Antihypertensive Agents processed this record on May 25, 2017