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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of participants (N = 448)

From: Adaption and validation of Nijmegen continuity questionnaire to recognize the influencing factors of continuity of care for hypertensive patients in China

Characteristics Number Percent Mean (SD)/Median(Q1-Q2) Minimum-Maximum
Age    61.7 (12.3) 18–86
Gender
 Male 191 42.6   
 Female 257 57.4   
Marital status
 Married 420 93.8   
 Other 28 6.3   
Income
 ≤4000 157 35.0   
 4001–6000 224 50.0   
 > 6000 67 15.0   
Education level
 Senior high school or lower 332 74.1   
 College or higher 116 25.9   
Employment
 Employed 110 27.2   
 Unemployed 326 72.8   
BMI    25.61 ± 3.70 16.16–25.61
Charlson Index    2 (1–3) 0–11
Duration of hypertension    5 (3–12) 1–45
Blood Pressure Level
 Normal 237 52.9   
 Abnormal 211 47.1   
Blood Pressure Pattern
 Normal 114 25.4   
 Abnormal 334 74.6   
 Physical Activity    34.75 ± 9.52 14–42
 Mental Function    39.53 ± 14.97 10–68
 General Health Perception    73.56 ± 11.17 30–90
Medical insurance
 Yes 338 75.0   
 No 110 25.0   
The frequency of family visit
 Less than 4 times per year 248 55.4   
 More 200 44.6