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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents (N = 212) Calabar, Nigeria

From: Hypertensive patients’ knowledge of cardiovascular disease in Calabar, Nigeria

Variable Frequency Percentage
Sex   
 Male 131 61.8
 Female 81 38.2
Age group (in years)   
 < 30 14 6.6
 30-39 50 23.6
 40-49 71 33.4
 50-59 47 22.2
 ≥ 60 30 14.2
Marital status   
 Married 178 84.0
 Single 28 13.2
 Divorced/separated 2 0.9
 Widowed 4 1.9
Educational level   
 None 4 1.9
 Primary 14 6.6
 Secondary 72 34.0
 Tertiary 122 57.5
Occupation   
 Civil servant 110 51.9
 Public servant 34 16.0
 Business/trader 60 28.3
 Others 8 3.8
Source of respondent   
 Ward 18 8.5
 Clinic 194 91.5