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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study population

From: A community-based study of hypertension and cardio-metabolic syndrome in semi-urban and rural communities in Nigeria

Characteristics Semi-urban (1088) Rural (370) All (1458) p-value
Men (%) 49.6 45.7 48.6 0.188
Mean age 42.3 ± 13.5 48.2 ± 13.2 43.8 ± 13.7 <0.001*
Age group(%): - - - -
25 - 34 years 36.5 20.0 32.3 -
35 - 44 years 17.5 14.1 16.6 <0.001*
45 - 54 years 21.6 27.9 22.4 -
55 - 64 years 24.4 41.4 28.7 -
Number of years in School - - - -
(%): - - - -
No formal schooling 14.5 55.1 24.8 -
≤ 6 years 21.7 25.1 22.6 -
7 - 12 years 32.9 15.9 28.6 <0.001*
>12 years 30.9 3.8 24.0 -
  1. *- p-value: significant