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Table 2 Sociodemographic profile among normotensive, pre-hypertensive, and hypertensive individuals in the Al Kharj Study (n = 1019)

From: Prevalence of hypertension and prehypertension and its associated cardioembolic risk factors; a population based cross-sectional study in Alkharj, Saudi Arabia

Variables Normotensive
(n = 743)
Prehypertensive
(n = 559)
Hypertensive
(n = 50)
Total
(n = 1019)
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Age group
 18–29 years 570 (76.7) 381 (68.2) 26 (52.0) 733 (71.9)
 30–39 years 120 (16.2) 109 (19.5) 12 (24.0) 186 (18.3)
 40–49 years 39 (5.2) 52 (9.3) 8 (16.0) 74 (7.3)
 50–67 years 14 (1.9) 17 (3.0) 4 (8.0) 26 (2.6)
Gender
 Male 248 (33.4) 252 (45.1) 23 (46.0) 381 (37.4)
 Female 495 (66.6) 307 (54.9) 27 (54.0) 638 (62.6)
Marital status
 Not married 504 (67.8) 351 (62.8) 26 (52.0) 662 (65.0)
 Married 239 (32.2) 208 (37.2) 24 (48.0) 357 (35.0)
Education level
 Primary 14 (1.9) 12 (2.1) 5 (10.0) 22 (2.2)
 Secondary 92 (12.4) 72 (12.9) 10 (20.0) 131 (12.9)
 Intermediate 21 (2.8) 20 (3.6) 2 (4.0) 30 (2.9)
 University 594 (79.9) 432 (77.3) 32 (64.0) 800 (78.7)
 Postgraduate 22 (3.0) 23 (4.1) 1 (2.0) 36 (3.5)
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