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Table 1 Sociodemographic and nutritional characteristics of the 2 groups

From: Association between severe acute malnutrition during childhood and blood pressure during adulthood in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo: the Lwiro cohort study

  Exposed Unexposed p-value
N (total) % Mean (SD) N (total) % Mean (SD)
Age (years) 145   28.2 (3.4) 97   28.6 (3.5) 0.37
Male   57.2    56.7   0.51
Civil status
 Living alone   19.3    21.7   0.74
 In a relationship   80.7    78.3  
Ethnic group
 Shi and Havu   99.3    97.9   0.15
 Other ethnicities   0.7    2.1  
Religion
 Catholic   45.5    52.6   
 Protestant   49.0    46.4   0.39
 Other   5.5    1.0   
Level of education
 None   36.6    28.8   0.023
 Primary   36.5    28.9  
 Secondary   24.8    33.0  
 University   2.1    9.3  
Occupational category
 Managerial and administrative position   4.1    14.4   0.011
 Farmer + fishermen + market vendor   62.8    61.9  
 Unskilled worker   33.1    23.7  
Nutritional survey
1. Food consumption score
  Inadequate   11.7    11.3   0.79
  Borderline   40.0    36.1  
  Satisfactory   48.3    52.6  
2. Addition of salt to meals
  Rarely   74.5    81.4   0.23
  Often   22.7    14.4  
  Always   2.8    4.1