Skip to main content

Table 1 Age, sex, and educational distribution of patients with hypertension, COPD, and comorbidity in urban and rural sites

From: Consequences of hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, healthcare-seeking behaviors of patients, and responses of the health system: a population-based cross-sectional study in Bangladesh

Age, sex, and education Dhaka (urban) Matlab (rural)
COPD Hypertension Comorbidity COPD Hypertension Comorbidity
Age 54.4 ± 15.1 55.5 ± 13.7 63.2 ± 10.2 63.6 ± 13.5 62.3 ± 11.9 68.9 ± 10.8
 Mean ± std
 Median 54.6 56.3 62.5 64.4 62.8 69.6
 % of female patients 25.0 53.3 32.1 24.7 57.9 32.4
Level of education       
 % of none 46.2 22.0 35.8 43.5 29.3 41.9
 % of primary (class I-V) 25.5 26.0 34.0 37.3 40.7 32.4
 % of secondary + (class VI+) 28.2 52.0 30.2 19.2 30.0 25.7
 No. of patients (N) 184 246 53 292 140 74