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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants (n= 112)

From: Poor drug adherence and lack of awareness of hypertension among hypertensive stroke patients in Kampala, Uganda: a cross sectional study

Demographic characteristics
Age in years, median (IQR) 63.5 (52.5–75.0)
Age categories
 ≤40 years 7 (6.3)
 41–50 years 14 (12.5)
 51–60 years 26 (23.2)
 61–70 years 26 (23.2)
 71–80 years 24 (21.4)
 >80 years 15 (13.4)
Gender, n (%)
 Male 46 (41.1)
Marital status, n (%)
 Single 9 (8.0)
 Married 81 (72.3)
 Cohabiting 0 (0.0)
 Divorced 7 (6.3)
 Widowed 15 (13.4)
Address, n (%)
 Rural 49 (43.7)
 Urban 63 (56.3)
Occupation, n (%)
 Peasant farmer 51 (45.5)
 Gainful employment 48 (42.9)
 Retired or unemployed 13 (11.6)
Education level, n (%)
 None 32 (28.6)
 1–7 years in school 52 (46.4)
 8–13 years in school 6 (5.4)
 >13 years in school 22 (19.6)