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Table 2 Life style modification practices among hypertensive patients in Durame and Nigist Elleni Mohamed Memorial General Hospitals, SNNPR, May 2016 (N = 205)

From: Lifestyle modification practice and associated factors among diagnosed hypertensive patients in selected hospitals, South Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Practice physical activity for thirty minutes per day (N = 205)
 Yes 33 16.1
 No 172 73.9
Weight management practice (N = 147)
 Good 86 41.9
 Bad 61 58.1
Practice recommended low salt diet (N = 205)
 Yes 118 57.5
 No 87 42.5
Alcohol consumption (N = 205)
 Yes 180 87.9
 No 25 12.1
Smoking status (N = 205)
 Yes 18 10.8
 No 187 91.2