Characteristics

Hypertension Control

Respondents (N)

P values*

Yes

No

Demographic and Socioeconomic Characteristics:

Sex

 Female
 Male

 

97 (63.8%)
162 (63.8%)

 

55 (36.2%)
92 (36.2%)

 

152 (100.0%)
254 (100.0%)

 

0.994

Age group

 Adult age(≤40)
 Middle age(41-55)
 Old age(≥56)

 

25 (78.1%)
153 (67.7%)
81 (54.7%)

 

7 (21.9%)
73 (32.3%)
67 (45.3%)

 

32 (100.0%)
226 (100.0%)
148 (100.0%)

 

0.008

Education

 No Education
 Primary& Secondary
 College and Above

 

48 (64.0%)
151 (62.7%)
60(66.7%)

 

27 (36.0%)
90 (37.3%)
30(33.3%)

 

75 (100.0%)
241 (100.0%)
90(1000%)

 

0795

Work Status/physical activity level

 Extremely inactive
 Lightly active
 Moderately active
 Vigorously active

 

15 (48.5%)
166 (69.5%)
7 (58.3%)
71 (57.3%)

 

16 (51.5%)
73 (30.5%)
5 (41.7%)
53 (42.7%)

 

31(100.0%)
239 (100.0%)
12(100.0%)
124(100.0%)

 

0.029

 

Economic Hardship

 No
 Yes

 

67(63.3%)
192 (63.0%

 

34(33.7%)
113 (37.0%)

 

101(100.0%)
305 (100.0%)

 

0.539

Clinical Characteristics:

Physical exercise regularly
 No
 Yes

 

28(49.1%)
231 (66.2%)

 

29 (50.9%)
118(33.8%)

 

57(100.0%)
349(100.0)

 

0.013

Took Medicine Regularly

 No
 Yes

 

176(62.9%)
83(65.9%)

 

104 (37.1%
43 (34.1%)

 

280(100.0%)
126(100.0%)

 

0.559

Side Effect of Medicine

 No
 Yes

 

251 (66.1)
8 (30.8%)

 

129 (33.9)
18 (69.2%)

 

380 (100.0%)
26 (100.0%)

 

0.000

Forget to take Medicine

 No
 Yes

 

198 (66.7%)
61 (56.0%)

 

99 (33.3%)
48 (44.0%)

 

297 (100.0%)
109 (100.0%)

 

0.047

Kidney Disease

 No
 Yes

 

204 (68.0%)
55 (51.9%)

 

96 (32.0%)
51 (48.1%)

 

300 (100.0%)
106 (100.0)

 

0.003

Occupational Stress

 No
 Yes

 

220 (67.1%)
39 (50.0%)

 

108 (32.9%)
39 (50.0%)

 

328 (100.0%)
78 (100.0%)

 

0.005

Mental Stress

 No
 Yes

 

102 (71.3%)
157 (59.7%)

 

41 (28.7%)
106 (40.3%)

 

143 (100.0%)
263 (100.0%)

 

0.020

Salt Intake

 No
 Yes

 

173 (62.7%)
86 (66.2%)

 

103 (33.8%)
44 (33.8%)

 

276 (100.0%)
130 (100.0%)

 

0.497

Smoking

 In past
 At present
 Never

 

40 (64.5%)
35 (59.3%)
184 (64.6%)

 

22 (35.5%)
24 (40.7%)
101 (35.4%)

 

62 (100.0%)
59 (100.0%)
285 (100.0%)

 

0.742

Total

259 (63.8%)

147 (36.2%)

406 (100.0%)

 

* Chi-square test
Table 1: Distribution of socio-demographic characteristics in controlled and uncontrolled hypertensive diabetic patients.