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Table 2 The level of partial knowledge about HT among adolescents

From: Factors associated with knowledge of hypertension among adolescents: implications for preventive education programs in primary care

Type of knowledge about HT Level of knowledge Weak Medium Good
n = 250
Epidemiology Chi square = 77.86 n 144 75 31
df = 2
% 57.6 30.0 12.4
p = 0.0000
Causes Chi square t = 28.38 n 65 62 123
df = 2
% 26.0 24.8 49.2
p = 0.0000
Symptoms Chi square = 173.86 n 181 44 25
df = 2
% 72.4 17.6 10.0
p = 0.0000
Complications Chi square = 62.05 n 94 128 28
df = 2
% 37.6 51.2 11.2
p = 0.0000
Ways of treatment Chi square = 7.4 n 100 85 65
df = 2
% 40.0 34.0 26.0
p = 0.02
Prevention Chi square = 12.2 n 105 85 60
df = 2
% 42.0 34.0 24.0
p = 0.002
  1. HT – hypertension.
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