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Table 4 Univariate and Multivariate Analysis of demographic and disease related factors with Knowledge scores

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

Variables Univariate   Multi variety  
  Beta(95%CI) P value Beta(95%CI) P value
Age 0.06(0.02,0.10) 0.001 0.01(−0.03,0.05) <0.001
Gender 1.79(0.89,2.69) <0.001 1.70(0.77,2.64) <0.001
Ethnicity
Sindhi −1.93(−3.36,-0.50) 0.008 −1.71 0.02
Punjabi −1.66(−3.23,-0.08) 0.03 −1.32 0.10
Balochi −2.22(−4.64,0.18) 0.07 −1.77 0.16
Path an −2.84(−4.23,-1.44) <0.001 −2.62 <0.001
Urdu speaking −0.95(−2.21,0.31) 0.14 −0.97 0.13
Formal education
< 5 yrs −0.99(−2.53,0.54) 0.20 - -
6-10 −1.14(−2.68,0.39) 0.14 - -
> 10 yrs 0.75(−0.48,2.00) 0.23 - -
Uncontrolled hypertension −3.17(−4.15,-2.19) <0.001 −2.71(−3.82,-1.67) <0.001
Duration of disease 0.04(−0.02,0.10) 0.22 0.01(−0.05,0.08) 0.6
History of hospitalization 0.47(−0.51,1.46)   - -