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Table 1 Socio demographic profile of subjects enrolled for primary prevention of CVDs

From: Task shifting of cardiovascular risk assessment and communication by nurses for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in a tertiary health care setting of Northern India

S.NoVariableMale
n = 217
Female
n = 185
Total
N = 402
X2P value
1.Age group
 40–4927 (12.4)45 (24.3)72 (17.9)  
 50–5976 (35.0)71 (38.4)147 (36.6)13.27.004
 60–6989 (41.0)54 (29.2)143((35.6)  
 ≥ 7025 (11.5)15 (8.1)40 (10)  
2.Marital Status
 Never married–01 (0.5)1 (0.2)  
 Currently married202 (93.1)132 (71.4)334 (83.1)33.97.001
 Separated01 (0.5)1 (0.2)  
 Widowed15 (6.9)51 (27.6)66 (16.4)  
3.Family Type
 Nuclear99 (45.6)83 (44.9)182 (45.3)2.36.307
 Joint118 (54.4)100 (54)218 (54.2)  
 Others02 (1.1)2 (0.5)  
4.Socioeconomic class (Kuppuswamy)
 Upper (I)3(1.4)7 (3.8)10 (2.5)5.710.22
 Upper Middle (II)109(50.2)77 (41.6)186 (46.3)  
 Lower middle (III)70(32.3)67 (36.2)137 (34.1)  
 Upper Lower (IV)35(16.1)33 (17.8)68 (16.9)  
 Lower (V)01 (0.5)1 (0.2)  
  1. Figures in parentheses are percentages.