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Table 1 The clinical and biochemical characteristics in adult hypertensive patient, eastern Sudan

From: Assessment of blood pressure control in adult hypertensive patients in eastern Sudan

Variable Value Percentage
Age (years)a 57.8 11.1
Male sex 146 38.4
Education ≤ secondary level 361 95.0
Married 314 82.6
Duration of hypertension, years 5.0 53.0–8.0
Presence of comorbidity 184 48.4
Smoking/ex-smoking 42 11.1
Alcohol intake 12 3.2
Drinking coffee 220 58.0
Physically active 16 4.2
Adherence to drugs 268 70.5
Measuring blood pressure at home 22 5.8
Have medical insurance 273 71.8
Taking traditional medicine 24 24 (6.3)
Body mass index, kg/m2b 26.2 23.4–28.4
Cholesterol, mg/dlb 179.7 156.0–210.0
Triglycerides, mg/dlb 146.0 115.0–190.0
  1. aMean (SD), bmedian (interquartile range)
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