Skip to main content

Table 2 Association of knowledge of risk factors with age

From: Exploratory study into awareness of heart disease and health care seeking behavior among Emirati women (UAE) - Cross sectional descriptive study

Major Causes   18–45 Years 46–55 Years p-value
   n % n %  
Family history No 245 36.2 0 0.0 0.001*
  Yes 413 61.1 18 2.7  
Obesity No 162 24.0 6 .9 0.399
  Yes 496 73.4 12 1.8  
Age No 414 61.2 12 1.8 0.745
  Yes 244 36.1 6 .9  
Male gender No 576 85.2 10 1.5 <0.01*
  Yes 82 12.1 8 1.2  
Female gender No 626 92.6 17 2.5 0.893
  Yes 32 4.7 1 0.1  
High blood pressure No 244 36.1 8 1.2 0.524
  Yes 414 61.2 10 1.5  
Diabetes No 444 65.7 6 .9 0.002*
  Yes 214 31.7 12 1.8  
Alcohol No 522 77.2 13 1.9 0.464
  Yes 136 20.1 5 0.7  
Smoking No 415 61.4 8 1.2 0.107
  Yes 243 35.9 10 1.5  
High cholesterol No 310 45.9 5 0.7 0.105
  Yes 348 51.5 13 1.9  
High triglycerides No 505 74.7 10 1.5 0.037*
  Yes 153 22.6 8 1.2  
Menopause No 615 91.0 17 2.5 0.868
  Yes 43 6.4 1 0.1  
Not exercising No 331 49.0 8 1.2 0.624
  Yes 327 48.4 10 1.5  
Stress No 373 55.2 11 1.6 0.709
  Yes 285 42.2 7 1.0  
Stroke No 517 76.5 16 2.4 0.290
  Yes 141 20.9 2 0.3  
Pregnancy No 641 94.8 17 2.5 0.440
  Yes 17 2.5 1 0.1  
Others No 618 91.4 17 2.5 0.927
  Yes 40 5.9 1 0.1