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Table 1 Characteristics of survey respondents (n = 530)

From: Hypertensive patients' use of blood pressure monitors stationed in pharmacies and other locations: a cross-sectional mail survey

  Percent (%)
Age category (years)  
   < 45 14.2
   45 to 65 50.4
   > 65 35.5
Male 31.5
Race  
   Black 32.5
   White 67.5
Education  
   < High school graduate 25.6
   High school graduate 32.5
   Some college or more 41.9
Reports little/no exercise 42.3
Body mass index  
   Normal (< 25 kg/m 2 ) 14.0
   Overweight (25 to 30 kg/m 2 ) 30.8
   Obese (> 30 kg/m 2 ) 55.3
Self reported health  
   Excellent or very good 21.2
   Good 39.5
   Fair or poor 39.3
Current smoker 20.8
Other cardiovascular conditions  
   Heart disease 26.0
   Diabetes 32.6
   Stroke or mini-stroke 10.3