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Table 1 Sociodemographic Characteristics of Study Respondents (n = 4096)

From: Knowledge on the action to be taken and recognition of symptoms of stroke in a community: findings from the May Measurement Month 2017 blood pressure screening Programme in Malaysia

VariableFrequency N (%)Median (IQR)
Age, years 45.0(34)
Gender
 Male1656 (40.5) 
 Female2429 (59.5) 
 Missing data11 
Ethnicity
 Malay1567 (49.6) 
 Chinese831 (26.3) 
 Indian683 (21.6) 
 Others80 (2.5) 
 Missing data935 
Education Level
 No formal education21 (3.3) 
 Primary school72 (11.3) 
 Secondary school270 (42.5) 
 College/University273 (42.9) 
  Missing data3460 
Employment status
 Unemployed156 (34.5) 
 Employed296 (65.5) 
 Missing data3644 
Marital status
 Married379 (54.1) 
 Single322 (45.9) 
 Missing data3395 
Smoking
 Yes203 (7.2) 
 No2594 (92.8) 
 Missing data1299 
Alcohol
 Never860 (30.7) 
 Once a week1935 (69.2) 
 Regularly2 (0.1) 
 Missing data1299 
Personal History of Heart Attack
 Yes134 (4.8) 
 No2663 (95.2) 
 Missing data1299 
Personal History of Stroke
 Yes64 (2.3) 
 No2733 (97.7) 
 Missing data1299 
Diabetes
 Yes444 (15.9) 
 No2353 (84.1) 
 Missing data1299 
Hypertension
 Yes894 (23.8) 
 No2868 (76.2) 
 Missing data334 
  1. Missing data is only expressed in frequency