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Research Article

Restless Legs Syndrome among Pakistani Population: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 2

Characteristics of sample population by RLS status.

CharacteristicRLS status value
Positive (%)Negative (%)

Gender
 Female66 (30.3)152 (69.7)<0.001
 Male26 (15.1)146 (84.9)
Age
 <203 (12.0)22 (88.0)0.001
 21–3022 (13.7)139 (86.3)
 31–4027 (38.0)44 (62.0)
 41–5015 (29.4)36 (70.6)
 51–6018 (31.6)39 (68.4)
 61–707 (31.8)15 (68.2)
 >700 3 (100)
BMI
 Underweight 5 (14.3)30 (85.7)0.072
 Normal (18–25 kg)45 (21.0)169 (79.0)
 Overweight 26 (26.8)71 (73.2)
 Obese (>30 kg)16 (36.4)28 (63.8)
Marital status
 Married50 (20.9)189 (79.1)0.10
 Unmarried18 (12.4)127 (87.6)
 Divorced2 (33.3)4 (66.7)
Educational level
 No formal education22 (45.8)26 (54.2)<0.001
 Below Grade 1011 (40.7)16 (59.3)
 Grade 1010 (37.0)17 (63.0)
 Intermediate5 (15.6)27 (84.4)
 Undergraduate8 (14.0)49 (86.0)
 Graduate36 (18.1)163 (81.9)
Smoking
 Yes14 (48.3)15 (51.7)0.001
 No78 (21.6)283 (78.4)