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Table 2 Socio-demographic factors associated with uncontrolled hypertension among hypertensive patients on treatment in Lupane District, Zimbabwe 2012

From: Uncontrolled hypertension among hypertensive patients on treatment in Lupane District, Zimbabwe, 2012

Factors   Uncontrolled Controlled Odds ratio 95% confidence interval
Age 65 years and above 120 35 2.37 1.47- 3.82*
Less than 65 years 104 75   
Education level Primary 143 62 1.34 0.84 – 2.13
  Secondary/+ 81 48   
Marital status Married 102 71 0.44 0.28- 0.71*
Not married 122 39   
Sex Female 141 68 0.97 0.61-1.56
Male 83 42   
Occupation Employed 28 24 0.51 0.28 – 0.93
Unemployed 196 86   
Income ≥US$ 200 11 13 0.38 0.223 - 0.82*
<US$ 200 213 97   
Transport fare to health facility for review Nothing 109 57 0.89 0.78- 1.219
  US$1 and more 115 53   
  1. *Statistically significant.