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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study sample (n= 259)

From: Medication discrepancies among hospitalized patients with hypertension: assessment of prevalence and risk factors

Parameter Median (IQR) n (%)
Age, years 66.0 (15.0)  
Gender   
 Males   137 (52.9)
 Females   122 (47.1)
Marital Status   
 Single   8 (3.1)
 Married   209 (80.7)
 Divorced   3 (1.2)
 Widowed   39 (15.1)
Educational level   
  Not educated   43 (16.6)
 Primary School/high school   122 (47.1)
 Diploma/BSc   87 (33.6)
 Masters/PhD   4 (1.6)
Monthly Incomea   
 ≤ 250 JD   156 (60.2)
 251-500 JD   43 (16.6)
 501-750JD   47 (18.1)
 751-1000 JD   8 (3.1)
 > 1000 JD   4 (1.5)
  1. a1 JD= 0.71 US$, IQR interquartile range