Skip to main content

Table 6 Key demographic characteristics of study subjects interviewed from four hospitals in Pakistan.

From: Cardiovascular health knowledge and behavior in patient attendants at four tertiary care hospitals in Pakistan – a cause for concern

  AKU N (%) Mayo N (%) PIMS N (%) AGH N (%)
Mean age* (SD) 40.0 (15.9) 36.1 (11.4) 40.4 (12.5) 35.7 (12.1)
Income     
   <3000 23 (15.0) 123 (51.0) 33 (13.3) 46 (30.9)
   >3000 130 (85.0) 118 (49.0) 216 (86.7) 103 (69.1)
Education     
   No formal 27 (17.6) 84 (34.9) 47 (18.9) 57 (38.3)
   Formal Education 126 (82.4) 157 (65.1) 202 (81.1) 92 (61.7)
Residence     
   Rural 40 (26.1) 126 (52.3) 89 (35.7) 80 (53.7)
   Urban 113 (73.9) 115 (47.7) 160 (64.3) 69 (46.3)
  1. AKU = Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi. Mayo = Mayo Hospital, Lahore. PIMS = Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad. AGH = Allied General Hospital, Faisalabad.
  2. * in years; SD = standard deviation
  3. †Self reported figures (per month in Rupees); estimates may be biased (1 Rupee = US$ 0.017).