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Table 2 General features of hypertensive patients in urban, rural and island environment of South Croatia

From: Effectiveness of treatment of newly diagnosed hypertension in family medicine practices in South Croatia

General features Urban area (n = 64) Rural area (n = 78) Island area (n = 71) P a
Age; years (mean, 95% CI) 60 (57–63) 57 (54–59) 57 (54–60) 0.319b
 No data (n, (%)) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.3) 1 (1.4)  
Sex (n, (%)
 Men 23 (35.9) 45 (57.7) 39 (54.9) 0.022
 Women 41 (64.1) 33 (42.3) 32 (45.1)
Employment status (n, (%))
 Employed 24 (37.5) 23 (29.5) 40 (56.3) < 0.001
 Unemployed 6 (9.4) 34 (43.6) 6 (8.5)
 Pensioner 31 (48.4) 21 (26.9) 24 (33.8)
 No data 3 (4.7) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.4)
Marital status (n, (%))
 Married 39 (60.9) 51 (65.4) 52 (73.2) 0.283
 Divorced 3 (4.7) 1 (1.3) 0 (0.0)
 Unmarried 7 (10.9) 15 (19.2) 11 (15.5)
 Widow/er 11 (17.2) 10 (12.8) 8 (11.3)
 No data 4 (6.3) 1 (1.3) 0 (0.0)
Educational level (n, (%))
 Primary education 7 (10.9) 29 (37.2) 18 (25.4) 0.004
 High school graduate 39 (60.9) 43 (55.1) 38 (53.5)
 Postsecondary diploma 3 (4.7) 2 (2.6) 10 (14.1)
 University degree 7 (10.9) 4 (5.1) 4 (5.6)
 No data 8 (12.5) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.4)
Comorbidities (n, (%))
 Multiple comorbidities 17 (50.0) 29 (87.9) 17 (73.9) 0.003
 Dyslipidemia 17 (50.0) 4 (12.1) 6 (26.1)
  1. aχ2 test
  2. bANOVA