Table 1

Demographic characteristics of participants.

Characteristics

Participants (%)

n = 217


Age

Mean (SD)

35.2 (SD: 10.44)

Gender

Male

177 (82)

Female

40 (18)

Years of formal education

None

0 (0)

Less than 5 years

10 (4.6)

6–10 years

27 (12.4)

Completed bachelors degree/Some college

152 (70)

Graduate school

28 (13)

History of smoking

Current smoker

51 (23.5)

-Former smoker

60 (27.6)

-Never smoked

104 (48)

Exercise

-None or infrequent

125 (57.6)

-Routinely *

92 (42.4)

Known diagnosis DM

Yes

2 (1)

No

215 (99)

Known diagnosis Hypertension

Yes

20 (9)

No

197 (91)

Known history of myocardial infarction

Yes

15 (7)

No

197 (91)


*At least 3 times week, and greater than 30 minutes during each session

Saeed et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009 9:2   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-9-2

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