Table 3: Prevalence of hypertension by lifestyle and comorbidities factors.

Variables Normal (%)Hypertension (%)Total (%)p value
(n=143)(n=73)(n=216)

Smoking Status0.77
No138(66.0)71(97.3)209(96.8)
Yes5(71.0)2(29.0)7(3.2)
Alcohol status0.13
No108(69.0)48(31.0)156(72.2)
Yes35(58.0)25(42.0)60(27.8)
Extra salt intake0.60
No38(69.0)17(31.0)55(25.5)
Yes105(65.0)56(35)161(74.5)
Physical Exercise0.83
No98(67)49(33)147(68.1)
Yes45(65)24(35)69(31.9)
Daily Fresh Fruit Intake<0.03
No (Absence)118(63)68(37)186(86.1)
Yes25(83.0)5(17)30(13.9)
Fast & Fried Foods0.12
No93(63)55(37)148(68.5)
Yes50(74)18(26.0)68(31.5)
BMI, kg/m2<0.02
Underweight 4(100) 0(0.0) 4(1.9)
Normal55(71.0)21(29.0)72(33.3)
Overweight52(74)18(26.0)70(32.4)
Obesity36(51.0)34(49)70(32.4)