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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Self-management practice, associated factors and its relationship with health literacy and patient activation among multi-morbid COPD patients from rural Nepal

Characteristicsn%
Gender
 Male10745
 Female13155
Age category (years)
 ≤40187.6
 41–554418.5
  ≥ 5617673.9
Education status
 uneducated16669.7
 educated7230.3
Marital status
 Married17673.9
 Unmarried/divorced/widow/widower6226.1
Ethnicity
 Brahmin/Chhetri (Higher caste)9841.2
 Indigenous (Adivasi Janajati)9138.2
 Dalits (untouchable caste as per traditional Hindu caste system)4920.6
Religion
 Hindu22293.3
 Islam166.7
Occupation
 Farmer/Housewife10845.4
 Professional jobs (Business/government jobs/private company)83.4
 Factory workers/labourers12251.3
Family income level (NRs)
20,00020686.6
  > 20,0003213.4
Use of tobacco product
 No4518.9
 Yes19381.1
Comorbidities
 At least onea6025.2
 Two or moreb17874.8
  1. a Asthma
  2. b combination of any two or more of these diseases: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, depression, arthritis, insomnia, musculoskeletal disorders etc