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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of studied population in a rural Vietnam

From: Quality of life among people living with hypertension in a rural Vietnam community

Characteristics N (%)
Mean age (SD) 65.8 (9.9)   
Sex   
Men 112 40.7
Women 163 59.3
Education   
Under secondary school 165 60.0
Higher 110 40.0
Working status   
Currently working 101 36.7
Not working 174 63.3
Marital status   
Married 193 70.2
Single/widowed/divorced/separated 82 29.8
Religion   
None religion 116 42.2
Buddhist 126 45.8
Others 33 12.0
Economic status   
Normal households 262 95,3
Poor households 13 4,7
Physical activities   
Low level 116 42.2
Moderate level 145 52.7
High level 14 5.1
Duration of illness   
<1 year 73 26.5
1 to less than 5 years 147 53.5
5 to less than 10 years 29 10.5
10+ years 26 9.5
Adherence to treatment   
No 128 46.5
Yes 147 53.5
Presence of co-morbidity   
Diabetes 29 10.5
Kidney diseases 6 2.2
Cardiac diseases 42 15.3
Stroke 4 1.5
Arthritis 39 14.2