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Table 2 Comparison of Characteristics between Participants with and without Genetic Tests

From: A cross-sectional study on factors associated with hypertension and genetic polymorphisms of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in Chinese hui pilgrims to hajj

Characteristic Participants P value*
Without Gene Tests With Gene Tests
Number of participants 1108 (75.6) 357 (24.4)  
Age (years)
  < 40 40 (3.6) 13 (3.6) 0.50
 40–50 240 (21.7) 81 (22.7)
 51–60 434 (39.2) 124 (34.7)
  > 60 394 (35.6) 139 (38.9)
Sex
 Male 629 (56.8) 204 (57.1) 0.90
 Female 479 (43.2) 153 (42.9)
Marital status
 Married 1104 (99.6) 356 (99.7) 0.82
 Others 4 (0.4) 1 (0.3)
Family income per month (Ұ)
  < 2500 411 (37.1) 113 (31.7) 0.06
 2500–3499 245 (22.1) 70 (19.6)
 3500–4500 100 (9.0) 43 (12.0)
  > 4500 352 (31.8) 131 (36.7)
BMI (kg/m2)
 Underweight (< 18.5) 11 (1.0) 4 (1.1) 0.31
 Normal (18.5–24.99) 435 (39.3) 160 (44.8)
 Overweight (25–29.9) 549 (49.5) 160 (44.8)
 Obese (≥30) 113 (10.2) 33 (9.2)
Tobacco smoking
 Yes 77 (6.9) 31 (8.7) 0.28
 No 1031 (93.1) 326 (91.3)
Alcohol drinking
 Yes 43 (3.9) 17 (4.8) 0.47
 No 1065 (96.1) 340 (95.2)
Worship frequency (days/week)
  < 3 240 (21.7) 67 (18.8) 0.10
 3–5 273 (24.6) 75 (21.0)
  > 5 595 (53.7) 215 (60.2)
Diabetes
 Yes 438 (39.5) 134 (37.5) 0.50
 No 670 (60.5) 223 (62.5)
Family history of hypertension
 Yes 48 (4.3) 24 (6.7) 0.07
 No 1060 (95.7) 333 (93.3)
  1. Note. * The results from the Chi Square Test