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A Project to Promote Adherence to Blood Pressure Medication Among People Who Use Community Pharmacies in Rural Montana, 2014–2016


Figure. Percentage of patients who achieved blood pressure medication adherence (proportion of days covered [PDC] by prescription claims ≥80%) pre-intervention and postintervention among community pharmacies participating in TUPD (N = 17) in year 2 and year 3, by year and overall, Montana, July 2014–June 2016. Community pharmacies during the pilot year were excluded from this analysis because they were not required to use a standardized definition for medication adherence. Abbreviation: TUPD, Team Up. Pressure Down.

By Year No. of Participating Pharmacies Percentage of Study Participants With PDC ≥80%
Preintervention Postintervention
Total 17 73 89
Year 2 11 74 87
Year 3 6 71 93

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