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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics of study participants at JUMC, 2017

From: Blood pressure control and its determinants among diabetes mellitus co-morbid hypertensive patients at Jimma University medical center, South West Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percentage
Age(years) 18–35 18 13.74
36–50 46 35.12
≥ 50 67 51.14
Weight (kg)(Mean± SD) 67.9 ± 13.01
Gender Male 67 51.14
Female 64 48.86
Marital Status Single 11 8.40
Married 109 83.20
Divorced 4 3.05
Widowed 7 5.35
Educational status No formal education 35 26.72
Primary school 33 25.19
Secondary school 27 20.61
College and above 36 27.48
Monthly Income (ETB) No regular income 41 31.30
<1000 21 16.03
1000–2000 19 14.50
2000–3000 18 13.74
≥ 3000 32 24.43
Residence Rural 40 30.53
Urban 91 69.47
Job/occupation Gov’t employee 30 22.90
Non-Gov’t employee 19 14.50
Self employed 38 29.00
Unemployed 44 33.60
Living status Living with immediate family 113 86.25
Living with Extended family 10 7.63
Living alone 5 3.82
Other* 3 2.30
Smoker 21 16.03
Alcoholic 23 17.56
Chat chewer 36 27.48
Adherence level Adherent 97 74.05
Non-adherent 34 25.95
  1. *Living in prison