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Table 1 Comparison of demographics and comorbids in patients with controlled and uncontrolled hypertension

From: Good knowledge about hypertension is linked to better control of hypertension; A multicentre cross sectional study in Karachi, Pakistan

Characteristic Overall%(n) Controlled Hypertension%(n) Uncontrolled Hypertension%(n) P value*
  N=447 72.3%(323) 27.7(124)  
Demographics
Mean Age(SD) 57.7(12.0) 59.05(11.2) 54.33(13.4) <0.001
Male gender 50.1(224) 38.3(171) 11.9(53) 0.03
Ethnicity
Sindhi 15.9(71) 10.6(47) 5.4(24)  
Punjabi 11.9(53) 8.5(38) 3.4(15)  
Balochi 4(18) 2.2(10) 1.8(8)  
Path an 17.2(77) 11.2(50) 6.1(27)  
Urdu speaking 24.3(108) 19.6(87) 4.7(21)  
Others 26(118) 20.2(90) 6.2(28) 0.07
Level of education
No formal education 32.2(144) 19.8(88) 12.6(56)  
< 5 yrs 10.3(46) 7(31) 3.4(15)  
610 10.3(46) 6.8(30) 3.6(16) <0.001
> 10 yrs 46.5(208) 38.7(172) 8.1(36)  
Comorbids
Diabetes 38(170) 27.1(121) 11(49) 0.38
Dyslipidimic 46(209) 38.2(167) 9.6(42) 0.002
Smoking 20.6(92) 17.3(77) 3.4(15) 0.004
Cerebro vascular accident 11.2(50) 7.5(33) 3.8(17) 0.16
Ischemic heart disease 32.4(145) 26.1(113) 7.4(32) 0.06
  1. *p value between controlled and uncontrolled hypertension.