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Table 2 Self-Reported Blood Pressure Testing (BPT), Blood Glucose Testing (BGT), and self-reported prevalence of High Blood Pressure (HBP) and High Blood Glucose (HBG)

From: Intersecting sex-related inequalities in self-reported testing for and prevalence of Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) risk factors in Kerala

  Women Men
% (95%CI) N % (95%CI) N
Proportion of those eligible (aged 30 years and over) reporting that their Blood Pressure was measured by doctor/nurse/other medical personnel in the previous year** 90.3 (89.1, 91.4) 3393 80.8 (78.5, 82.9) 2975
Of those whose Blood Pressure was measured in the previous year, proportion of individuals reporting High Blood Pressure levels ** 11.2 (9.0,13.9) 3056 7.9 (6.6,9.6) 2401
Proportion of those eligible (aged 30 years and over) reporting that their Blood Glucose was measured by doctor/nurse/other medical personnel in the previous year** 86.2 (84.9, 87.4) 3393 78.3 (75.9,80.6) 2975
Of those whose Blood Glucose was measured in the previous year, proportion of individuals (aged over 30) reporting High Blood Glucose levels 8.8 (6.9,11.0) 2985 8.6 (7.2,10.4) 2346
  1. Note: all data above are self-reported, ** indicates p < 0.001 for differences by sex