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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the study participants

From: How does gender influence the recognition of cardiovascular risk and adherence to self-care recommendations?: a study in polish primary care

Variable All Males Females Comparison between males and females
  N= 134 N= 61 N= 73 p
Marital status Single 2.2 1.6 2.7 nsa
Married/Partnership 73.1 73.8 72.6
[%] Widow(-er) 10.5 8.2 12.3
Separated 14.2 16.4 12.3
Education Primary 2.2 1.6 2.7 nsa
[%] Vocational 23.1 19.6 26.0
Secondary 50.8 47.5 53.4
University 23.9 31.2 17.8
Age [Mean (SD)]   56.67 (9.29) 55.02 (9.02) 54.42 (9.53) nsb
Risk of CVD (SCORE) Low 54.2 28.9 72.6  
Moderate 22.4 35.6 12.9 .001a
[%] High 23.4 35.6 14.5  
  1. Note: a – chi-squared test; b – Student’s t-test; ns – statistically non-significant.