International Journal of Hypertension / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Hypertension Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life: A Cross-Sectional Survey among Middle-Aged Adults in Chongqing, China

Table 1

Characteristics of participants in Chongqing, China.

CharacteristicHypertensive ()Nonhypertensive () value

Gender (%) <0.0001
 Male75.353.5
 Female24.746.6
Educational level (%)0.499
 Low16.715.1
 Medium45.350.5
 High38.034.5
Marital status (%)0.038
 Unmarried/divorced or separated/widowed12.07.2
 Married or cohabitation88.092.83
Job conditions (%)0.678
 Unemployed/retired at home52.754.5
 Employed47.345.5
Average monthly income (%)0.232
 <1600 Yuan52.757.8
 >1601 Yuan47.342.2
Smoking (%)0.0002
 Yes52.736.7
 No47.363.3
Alcohol drinking (%)<0.001
 Yes28.745.5
 No71.354.5
Regular physical activity (%)0.614
 Seldom/sometimes78.776.8
 Usually21.323.2
Have a regular daily life (%)0.525
 Seldom/sometimes94.793.3
 Usually5.36.7
Sleep quality (%)0.049
 Good32.741.1
 Poor/average67.358.9
Perception of family relationships (%)0.597
 Harmonious74.076.0
 Poor/average26.024.0
Perception of relationships with colleague or friends (%)0.274
 Harmonious78.073.8
 Poor/average22.026.2
Current living conditions (%)0.868
 Satisfactory53.352.6
 Unsatisfactory/average46.747.4
Body mass index (mean, SD)24.792 ± 4.263823.112 ± 8.6582<0.001
Childhood breastfeeding history (%)0.011
 Breastfeeding73.382.0
 Nonbreastfeeding26.718.0

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