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Table 1 Bivariate analysis of demographic and socioeconomic characteristics

From: Risk factors of peripheral arterial disease: a case control study in Sri Lanka

Demographic characteristics Cases (n = 79) Controls (n = 158) p value
No % No. %
Age group (years) *
45 05 6.3 10 6.3
50 07 8.9 14 8.9
55 07 8.9 14 8.9
60 16 20.3 32 20.2
65 17 21.5 34 21.5
70–74 27 34.2 54 34.2
Sex 0.195
Male 39 49.4 92 58.2
Female 40 50.6 66 41.8
Sector of residence  0.401
Rural 56 70.9 120 75.9
Urban 23 29.1 38 24.1
Ethnicity 0.802
Sinhala 78 98.7 157 99.4
Tamil 01 1.3 01 0.6
Level of education 0.225
Up to Grade 10 37 46.8 61 38.6
GCE O/L completed and above 42 53.2 97 61.4
Monthly household income Rs 0.263
≥30,000 29 36.7 70 44.3
<30,000 50 63.3 88 55.7
  1. * Not analyzed as age was matched for 5 year age groups