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Table 2 Behavioral and clinical profiles of Gondar city residents who were ≥18 years old, Northwest Ethiopia

From: High burden of hypertension across the age groups among residents of Gondar city in Ethiopia: a population based cross sectional study

Variable N % Hypertension n (%) P- value
Birth place
 Rural 1742 56. 9 452 (25. 9) 0. 001
 Urban 1317 43. 1 385 (29. 2)
Current Smoking
 Yes 56 1. 84 19 (33. 9) 0. 26
 No 2984 98. 16 812 (27. 2)
Alcohol Consumption in the past 12 months     
 Daily 140 4. 58 53 (37. 9) 0. 011
 5–6 days/week 64 2. 09 9 (14. 1)
 1–4 days/week 202 6. 60 59 (29. 2)
 1–3 days/month 642 24. 3 208 (28. 03)
  < once a month 466 15. 2 120 (25. 8)
 none 1445 47. 2 338 (26. 9)
Work involving moderate activity
 Yes 777 25. 44 213 (27. 4) 0. 67
 No 2, 277 74. 56 624 (27. 4)
Religious Fasting practice
 Yes 2376 77. 7 617 (25. 9) 0. 001
 No 683 22. 3 220 (32. 2)
Body mass index kg/m2
 Underweight 406 13. 3 68 (16. 8) <0. 001
 Normal 1896 61. 9 485 (25. 6)
 Overweight 583 19. 1 213 (36. 5)
 Obese 174 5. 69 71 (40. 8)
Mean and Standard Deviation (Mean ± SD)
Total Cholesterol (mg/dl) 165. 8 (± 48. 4)
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dl) 80. 7 (± 28. 2)
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