Table 2: Percentage (%) of knowledge of hypertension among hypertensive adults ().

VariablesWeakAverageGood

Gender
 Male14119.538553.319627.1
 Female21819.663056.626623.9
Age groups
 39–302223.43941.13435.8
 49–404115.6144557729.4
 59–5010018.730056.213425.1
6019620.753256.321723
Region
 Urban14918.14525522126.9
 Rural21020.756355.524123.8
Marital status
 Single5206241456
 Married29619.982055.137225
 Divorced and widowed/widower581818958.57623.5
Education level
 Illiterate23420.466357.725221.9
 Primary school7219.920657.98423.2
 Secondary school2421.46153.52925.4
 High school48.72247.82043.5
 Diploma18204247.73033.3
 University79.321284762.6
Occupation
 Farmer3517.411456.75225.9
 Employed1311.75549.54338.7
 Retired3418.58847.86233.7
 Unemployed6323.415156.15520.4
 Housekeeper2142060756.725013.3
Income
 Weak32220.12013.5721.7
 Average927567349.31545.5
 Good39623.95532.21133.3
Family history of hypertension
 Yes15419.146055.321325.6
 No20019.955555.324624.4
Tobacco
 Yes3327.566552117.5
 No3261994955.344125.7
Physical activity
 Yes6813.329557.614929.1
 No2912272054.431323.6
Body mass index (BMI)
18.5426.7746.7426.7
 25–18.514321.836455.614822.6
 30–2513618.541756.718324.9
 ≥307617.722752.712729.5
Duration of diagnosis
 ≤518319.252254.725026.2
 5–9772120455.78523.2
 10–146020.116956.76923.2
 15–192217.17759.73023.3
201719.34348.92831.8