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Table 1 Population-based systems approach to hypertension control

From: Patient education and follow-up as an intervention for hypertensive patients discharged from an emergency department: a randomized control trial study protocol

  Patient (Host) Emergency department (Agent) Health service delivery (Environment)
Precedent Health belief/behavior Treatment protocols Public transportation
Socioeconomic status Physician knowledge Economic climate
Health Literacy Case management Educational opportunities
Perceived disease severity
Intervention Treatment preferences Patient management Proximity to primary care
Health status Practice patterns Quality of health services
Healthcare coverage Competing priorities Contextual empathy
Perceived level of risk Patient discharge Patient education
Antecedent Self-efficacy Referral to chronic care Health education
Clinical outcome Provision of follow-up Health information technology
Access to medical care
  1. Adaptation of the Haddan Matrix from Levy and Cline, 2009 [11]
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