Table 1: The background characteristics of the study subjects (n=216).

VariablesFrequency (%)

Age in years
25-4497(45.0)
45-6482(38.0)
65+ 37(17.0)
Marital Status
No69(32.0)
Yes147(68.0)
Level of Education
None100(46.3)
Primary52(24.1)
Secondary48(22.2)
Tertiary16(7.4)
Employment Status
Employed132(61.0)
Unemployed84(39.0)
Religion
Islam6(3.0)
Christianity210(97.0)
Blood Pressure
Normal126(58.3)
Prehypertension17(7.9)
Stage 1 hypertension59(27.3)
Stage 2 hypertension14(6.5)
BMI (kg/m2)
Underweight4(1.9)
Normal72(33.3)
Overweight70(32.4)
Obese70(32.4)