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Fig. 1 | BMC Geriatrics

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From: Utilisation of national community-based blood pressure monitoring service among adult Chinese and its association with hypertension treatment and blood pressure control—a mediation analysis

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A mediation model of hypothesis. X for predictor (community-based BP monitoring), M1, M2 for mediators (hypertension treatment and lifestyle behaviors) and Y for outcome (hypertension control). M1 and M2 are considered as mediators to the extent to which it carries the influence of a given independent variable (X) to a given dependent variable (Y). a1, a2, b1, b2 for indirect effects, c for direct effect

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