Table 2

Prevalence of HUA by age and gender
Male Female Total
n Prevalence(%) n Prevalence(%) n Prevalence(%)
Age group
18-24 yrs 116 21.2 49 7.2# 165 13.4
25-34 yrs 157 26.9 35 4.7# 192 14.4
35-44 yrs 177 23.4 48 5.1# 225 13.2
45-54 yrs 178 22.0 73 6.9# 251 13.5
55-64 yrs 70 13.7 71 9.4# 141 11.2
65-74 yrs 70 16.9 77 17.0 147 16.9
>75 yrs 16 15.4 20 25.0 36 19.6
Total 784 21.0 373 7.9# 1157 13.7
Region
Center of big cities 184 22.6 95 8.6# 279 14.5
Suburbs of big cities 219 28.0 133 14.0# 352 20.3
Small and medium cities 150 17.1 52 4.9# 202 10.4
Agricultural and pastoral areas 231 18.5 93 5.9# 324 11.4

#Chi-square test results compared with men, P<0.01.

Qiu et al.

Qiu et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:664   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-664

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