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Table 1 Topic guide and sample primary care provider interview questions

From: “They’re younger… it’s harder.” Primary providers’ perspectives on hypertension management in young adults: a multicenter qualitative study

Guideline applicability In your experience, are the JNC (Joint National Committee) 8 guidelines applicable to young adults?
Hypertension diagnosis In a young adult with multiple elevated blood pressures, is there a point you might consider a diagnosis of hypertension?
Would your thoughts and plans for a hypertension diagnosis differ if the patient was older, for example, 55 years old?
Hypertension treatment If a young adult has elevated blood pressures on multiple visits, is there a point you might consider starting a blood pressure medication?
Would your thoughts and plans for starting blood pressure medication differ if the patient was 55 years old?
  1. There were a total of 16 interview questions