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Table 2 Comparison of blood pressure change after intervention among the two groups and within each group

From: Effect of low-dose spironolactone on resistant hypertension in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a randomized controlled trial in a sub-Saharan African population

  Spironolactone (n = 9) Alternative drug regimen (n = 8) P value
Office blood pressure
 SBP(mmHg)
  Before 158 (17) 158 (8) 0.96
  After 125 (11) 144 (17) 0.02
  p value 0.01 0.08  
 DBP(mmHg)
  Before 86 (11) 94 (8) 0.08
  After 72 (8) 89 (12) 0.01
  p value 0.01 0.02  
Self-blood pressure measurement
 SBP(mmHg)
  Before 140 (9) 151 (15) 0.06
  After 123 (10) 142 (14) 0.01
  p value 0.02 0.02  
 DBP(mmHg)
  Before 78 (8) 91 (15) 0.07
  After 73 (7) 86 (14) 0.04
  p value 0.11 0.09  
  1. Data are expressed as means (standard deviations)
  2. SBP systolic blood pressure; DBP diastolic blood pressure