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Table 2 Descriptive results (%)

From: Prevalence and income-related equity in hypertension in rural China from 1991 to 2011: differences between self-reported and tested measures

  1991 1993 1997 2000 2004 2006 2009 2011
Agegroup 18~45 66.41 65.40 61.73 58.88 54.11 59.49 56.29 51.72
46~59 17.89 18.17 20.40 23.05 25.40 21.39 22.85 25.07
60 and above 15.69 16.43 17.86 18.07 20.50 19.12 20.86 23.21
BMI < 18.5 10.26 9.02 8.02 6.78 6.26 6.09 6.53 4.99
18.5~24 71.14 70.40 65.92 60.97 57.85 56.86 53.81 50.47
24~28 15.56 17.46 20.95 25.42 27.73 28.69 30.04 32.49
> 28 3.04 3.13 510 6.84 8.06 8.36 9.62 12.05
Schooling Illiterate 24.03 21.90 18.11 16.37 12.26 14.36 12.50 9.85
Primary or junior high school 60.11 61.60 62.41 62.50 62.87 58.20 61.98 57.20
High school or technical secondary school 13.39 13.91 16.54 17.19 19.97 20.89 19.32 22.66
Junior college and above 2.47 2.59 2.94 3.93 4.91 6.54 6.20 10.29
Marital status Unmarried 18.37 18.37 18.33 17.92 9.16 7.42 6.84 5.96
Married 75.46 74.61 74.58 75.09 82.06 83.94 82.94 83.64
Others 6.76 7.01 7.09 6.99 8.78 10.23 10.23 10.40
Region West 33.67 32.86 24.01 32.24 31.16 30.84 29.87 36.62
Middle 52.34 52.68 61.37 55.04 56.31 55.26 56.72 46.75
East 13.99 14.46 14.62 12.73 12.54 13.90 13.41 16.63
Gender Male 48.63 48.84 48.97 48.86 48.94 47.26 46.74 47.00
Female 51.37 51.16 51.03 51.14 51.06 52.74 53.26 53.00
Smoking Yes 35.07 33.98 31.90 31.52 32.58 31.53 31.35 30.66
No 64.93 66.02 68.10 68.48 67.42 68.47 68.65 69.34
Drinking Yes 37.86 35.61 35.99 35.24 32.90 31.89 33.25 33.92
No 62.14 64.39 64.01 64.75 67.10 68.11 66.75 66.08
Physical examination Yes 1.03 0.92 0.91 0.83 3.44 3.36 4.00 7.26
No 98.97 99.08 99.09 99.17 96.56 96.64 96.00 92.74