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Table 1 Characteristics of participants in the validation study by self-reported HT status.

From: Validation of self reported diagnosis of hypertension in a cohort of university graduates in Spain

  Self-reported HT (n = 79) Non self-reported HT (n = 48)
Women (%) 36.8 54.2
Age   
   ≤ 40 y (%) 16.5 68.8
   41–55 y (%) 30.4 22.9
   >55 y (%) 53.2 8.2
Body mass index   
   <25 kg/m2 (%) 40.5 72.9
   ≥ 25 kg/m2 (%) 59.5 27.1
Family history of HT (% yes) 45.6 27.1