Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet v a fruits and vegetables diet (FV) and a control diet in stage 1 isolated systolic hypertension at 8 weeks†

OutcomesComparisonsMean change from baseline (95% CI)
Change in SBPDASH v control–11.2 (–6.1 to –6.2)
(mm Hg)DASH v FV –8.0 (–2.5 to –13.4)
Event ratesRBI (CI)NNT (CI)
†SBP = systolic blood pressure. Other abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
SBP < 140 mm HgDASH v control78% v 24%226% (69 to 597)2 (2 to 4)
DASH v FV78% v 50% 57% (1 to 158)Borderline significance