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Table 2 Participants’ physiological and biological measurements by sex

From: Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension and their determinants: results from a national survey in Kenya

Indicator Both Female Male P value
Body mass index
 Normal 60.1 52.1 68.1 0.000
 Underweight 11.9 9.6 14.3  
 Overweight 18.9 24.7 13.2  
 Obese 9.0 13.7 4.4  
Harmful use of alcohol 14.4 3.5 25.9 0.000
Insufficient physical activity 7.8 7.5 8.0 0.753
Current tobacco use 13.4 4.1 23.2 0.000
High salt consumption 89.7 89.2 90.2 0.387
High Fat intake 39.7 35.7 43.9 0.002
N 4485 2694 1791