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Table 5 Differences of HAS-A awareness by social characteristics

From: Development of questionnaire on awareness and action towards symptoms and risk factors of heart attack and stroke among a Malaysian population

Parameters Number of respondents Awareness of all five HAS and action
(Mean Rank)
Awareness of all five HAS and action
(Median)
P-value
Education
 Lower school 7 45.00 0 0.001 *
 High school 49 45.00 0
 Undergraduate 12 52.00 2
 Diploma 18 45.00 0
 Master 7 58.29 2
 PHD
Employments
 House wife 2 46.50 0 0.01 *
 Employed 59 47.31 1
 Self-employed 13 46.50 0
 Unemployed 3 46.50 0
 Students 13 50.19 1
 Retired 6 62.50 2
Diabetic
 Yes 11 55.23 2 0.014 **
 No 85 47.63 2
Dyslipidemia
 Yes 15 56.10 3 0.001 **
 No 81 47.09 1
  1. *Kruskal-Wallis test, **Mann- Whitney U test
  2. HAS heart attack symptoms, HAS-A HAS and appropriate action
  3. Values in bold are statistically significant