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Table 1 Proportional distribution (in percentages) of the Greek population, aged ≥ 18 years and of the present study's participants (N = 5003), by sex and age

From: Prevalence of self-reported hypertension and its relation to dietary habits, in adults; a nutrition & health survey in Greece

  Study's Population Total Greek Population *
Age (years) Men Women Men Women
18–24 11.2 % 10.0 % 13.7 % 12.4 %
25–34 22.5 % 21.0 % 21.2 % 19.9 %
35–44 20.0 % 19.7 % 19.4 % 19.3 %
45–54 17.8 % 17.7 % 16.9 % 16.9 %
55–64 14.6 % 15.8 % 14.7 % 15.8 %
65–74 13.8 % 15.8 % 14.1 % 15.7 %
  1. * Data source: National Statistical Service, census of 2001