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Table 3 Prevalence of hypertension in the Moluccan-Dutch study population and native Dutch control group

From: Higher self-reported prevalence of hypertension among Moluccan-Dutch than among the general population of the Netherlands: results from a cross-sectional survey

  Men Women
  Moluccan-Dutch (n = 341) General Dutch pop. (n = 1621) p Moluccan-Dutch (n = 367) General Dutch pop. (n = 1769) p
Hypertension by age categories (%)    0.0081    0.1221
30 – 39 9.5 5.1 0.381 6.5 5.1 0.745
40 – 49 16.3 10.9 0.262 20.3 11.7 0.056
50 – 59 31.0 20.5 0.004 25.3 24.5 0.837
60 – 65 27.0 29.4 0.638 40.0 27.8 0.022
Total group 26.4 16.7 <0.0012 26.7 17.9 <0.0012
  1. 1: p-value of the Chi-square statistic for distribution between Moluccan-Dutch and native Dutch.
  2. 2: p-value of the Chi-square statistic for difference in hypertension prevalence between Moluccan-Dutch and native Dutch.