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Table 3 Perceived risk factors for peripheral arterial disease according to “aware” participants (n = 114)

From: Gaps in awareness of peripheral arterial disease in Sri Lanka: a cross sectional study

Risk factor Increases the risk Does not increase the risk Do not know Total
No % No % No % No %
Diabetes 73 64.0 6 5.3 35 30.7 114 100
Dyslipidemia 66 57.9 10 8.8 38 33.3 114 100
Hypertension 36 31.6 12 10.5 66 57.9 114 100
Smoking 35 30.7 14 12.3 65 57.0 114 100
Obesity 35 30.7 05 4.4 74 64.9 114 100
Family history of PAD 51 44.7 11 9.6 52 45.6 114 100
  1. PAD peripheral arterial disease