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Table 2 Dietary and behavioral characteristics of respondents among adults in Debre Markos town, 2018

From: Prevalence of hypertension and its associated factors among adults in Debre Markos Town, Northwest Ethiopia: community based cross-sectional study

Variables Category Frequency  %
Drinking alcohols Yes 313 68.6
No 143 31.4
Smoking Yes 2 0.4
No 454 99.6
Chewing chat Yes 6 1.3
No 450 98.7
Doing physical exercise Yes 11 2.4
No 445 97.6
Diabetic patient Yes 4 0.9
No 452 99.1
Eating red meat Yes 367 80.5
No 89 19.5
Consuming animal source fat Yes 64 14
No 392 86
Drinking coffee Yes 140 30.7
No 316 69.3
Family history of hypertension Yes 34 7.5
No 422 92.5
Known hypertensive patients currently Yes 7 1.5
No 449 98.5
Excessive salt consumption Yes 77 16.9
No 379 83.1