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Table 1 Demographics

From: Health promotion via SMS improves hypertension knowledge for deaf South Africans

Demographics for participants included in the survey data analysis
Demographic n (%)
Total sample (N) 41
Mean age in years (SD) 45 (12)
Gender
 Male 25 (60)
 Female 18 (40)
Marital status
 Divorced 3 (8)
 Married 21 (50)
 Single, living alone 2 (5)
 Single, living with family 7 (17)
 Single, living with partner 7 (17)
 Widow 1 (3)
Education level
 Below Grade 7/Standard 5 16 (39)
 Between Grade 7/Standard 5 and Grade 12 24 (59)
 Passed Grade 12/Matric 0 (0)
 Have post-matric qualification 1 (2)
Employment status  
 Employed 33 (80)
 Pensioner 3 (8)
 Unemployed 5 (12)
Monthly income  
 None 9 (22)
 Pension/social grant 5 (12)
 Less than R4000 19 (46)
 Between R4000 and R10000 8 (20)
 More than R10000 0 (0)
Preferred language for reading and writing
 Afrikaans 7 (17)
 English 31(76)
 isiXhosa 3 (7)