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Table 1 Demographic and Clinical Variables of Participants (n = 384)

From: Health state utilities of a population of Nigerian hypertensive patients

Variable n Percentage or Median [Interquartile range]
Hospital
   University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital 260 67.7
   Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital 124 32.3
Sex
   Females 200 52.1
   Males 184 47.9
Educational Status
   No formal education 8 2.1
   Primary 156 40.6
   Secondary 132 34.4
   Tertiary 88 22.9
Emergency visit 120 31.3
Hospitalization 228 59.4
Off work due to illness 216 56.3
Number of patient reported symptoms 384 3.0 [3.0-4.0]
Age 384 61.0 [ 54.0-67.8]
Number of Physician visit last 1 year 384 6.0 [5.0-9.0]