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Table 1 Socio-demographic factors among 25-74-year-old citizens in Yangon Region, Myanmar, in 2004 and 2014

From: Changes in prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension from 2004 to 2014 among 25-74-year-old citizens in the Yangon Region, Myanmar

   2004 2014 p-value
Gender
 Male 1994 745  
 Female 2454 741  
Age (Mean Years ± SD)
 Male 49.9 ± 13.3 48.4 ± 13.3 0.001 *
 Female 48.7 ± 12.7 46.9 ± 12.4 0.131
 Total 49.2 ± 13.0 47.6 ± 12.9 0.001 *
Age group (proportion %)
 25-34 707 (15.9) 286 (19.2)  
 35-44 945 (21.3) 350 (23.6)  
 45-54 1131 (25.4) 351 (23.6)  
 55-64 981 (22.1) 329 (22.1)  
 65-74 684 (15.4) 170 (11.4) 0.526
Highest Education Level (proportion %)
 No formal school 354 (7.96) 90 (6.1)  
 Less than Primary school 840 (18.9) 223 (15.0)  
 Primary school completed 1548 (34.8) 468 (31.5)  
 Secondary school completed 929 (20.9) 278 (18.7)  
 High school completed 429 (9.6) 186 (12.5)  
 College/university completed 320 (7.2) 211 (14.2)  
 Post graduate degree 28 (0.6) 28 (1.9) <0.001 *
Yearly household Income (proportion %) $
 Mean (Kyats) 44,968 259,605  
 Less than 100,000 Kyats 3963 (95.1) 481 (34.5)  
 100,001- < 150,000 Kyats 81 (1.9) 268 (19.2)  
 150,001- < 300,000 Kyats 106 (2.5) 404 (29.0)  
  > 300,000 Kyats 21 (0.5) 242 (17.4)  
  1. $ Exchange rate 1 USD = 750 Kyats in 2004 and 953.8 Kyats in November 2013
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