International Journal of Hypertension / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Factors Affecting Hypertension in the Adult Population of the Marmara Region, Turkey: A Descriptive Field Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic features, body measures, and duration of hypertension of the study participants.

n%

Province
Balıkesir321.4
Bilecik241.0
Bursa67028.5
Edirne170.7
İstanbul81334.6
Kırklareli271.1
Kocaeli50821.6
Sakarya682.9
Tekirdağ1496.3
Yalova451.9

Gender
Female1.44961.6
Male90438.4

Marital status
Single49321.0
Married1.86079.0

Level of education
Primary school or below1.23852.6
Secondary school50321.4
High school30913.1
University30312.9

Monthly income
Over 10,000 TL431.8
5,000 TL to 10,000 TL2219.4
Minimum wage or below1.07445.6
Minimum wage x 250021.2
Minimum wage x 2 to 5,000 TL51521.9

Diet (daily salt intake)
1 teaspoon57624.6
1 dessert spoon56324.1
1 tablespoon1737.4
No1.02643.9

Alcohol use
Does not use2.14191.0
Social drinker1787.6
Continuous use341.4

Smoking
Quit40717.3
Uses33114.1
Does not use1.61568.6

Etiology
Primary1.55573.1
Secondary57226.9

Exercise
Yes1.61468.6
No73931.4

nMean ± SDMedian(Min/max)P. (25/75)P. (5/95)
Height (cm)2.305163.00  ± 9.34162.00(140/205)(156/170)(15/179)
Weight (kg)2.30580.05 ± 14.9079.00(40/138)(70/89)(58/107)
BMI (kg/m2)2.30530.16 ± 5.3129.65(15.57/55.26)(26.51/33.2)(22.53/39.67)
Waist (cm)2.303100.71 ± 33.17100.00(10/1138)(91/109)(79/121)
Hip (cm)2.303112.78108.00(50/8893)(101/116)(92/130)
Duration of HT(months)2.35315.94 ± 15.5311.00(1/49)(5/21)(1/49)

P.: percentile, min: minimum, max: maximum, SD: standard deviation. BMI: body mass index; duration of HT: duration of hypertension.