Quantitative Research

  • Panels of 600 households in each country from low-income urban and rural communities, each with at least one member with high blood pressure, followed up over 18 months.

  • An embedded micro-costing study among 5 hypertensive individuals in each community.

Survey questions, quantitative research

Qualitative Research

  • Recruitment of 40 people with hypertension per country, with repeat in-depth interviews at recruitment and 12 months.

  • Completion of audio/text/video diaries via mobile phone during the interim period describing health-seeking behaviour.

  • Focus group discussions in 6 different communities in each country (mix of urban/rural).

focus group, qualitative research