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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Patient-level factors influencing hypertension control in adults in Accra, Ghana

CharacteristicFrequency (n = 360)Percentage (%)
Age
 Mean age (± SD)61.9 ± 0.56 
  27–45195.28
  46–6014239.44
  61–9419955.28
Sex
 Male10529.17
 Female25570.83
Knowledge
 Poor knowledge26473.33
 Moderate knowledge9225.56
 Good knowledge41.11
Marital Status
 Single205.56
 Married24367.50
 Divorced205.56
 Widowed7721.39
Educational Statusa
 No formal education9225.56
 Primary10930.28
 Junior high8523.61
 Secondary5715.83
 Tertiary174.72
Income (US $)
 Less than $4020958.06
 $40- $12011231.11
 $120–$210308.33
  > $21092.50
  1. aPrimary: the first 6 years of formal education as primary. Junior high: year 7–9, Secondary: years 10–12. Tertiary: higher education