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Table 3 Data domains within data dictionary

From: Developing consensus measures for global programs: lessons from the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases Hypertension research program

Domain Description
Demographic Participant age, gender and information relating to household size and income.
Diet Variables collecting information on salt intake, and meat/vegetable consumption.
Clinical/Anthropometry WHO STEPS [30] blood pressure protocol, and basic anthropometric measurements.
Personal Medical History Participant’s history of CVD and diabetes.
Knowledge of HTN Participant’s knowledge and awareness of hypertension.
Physical activity Details concerning patient’s level of regular physical exercise.
Smoking Level of tobacco use
Alcohol Level of alcohol consumption.
Biochemical 24 h Urine and blood glucose measurement from WHO STEPS biochemical core [30].