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Table 4 Awareness of heart disease in association with emirate, age and education levels

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

  Awareness about Heart Disease/risk factors p-value
No Yes
n % n %
Emirate Abu Dhabi 245 45 38 29 0.004*
Dubai 218 40 74 56.5
Sharjah 42 7.7 9 6.9
Other 40 7.3 10 7.6
Age 18–45 Years 534 98 124 94.7 0.034*
46–55 Years 11 2 7 5.3
Education High school 63 11.6 16 12.2 0.417
Undergraduate 449 82.5 103 78.6
Graduate or above 33 6.1 12 9.2
  1. *p < 0.05 considered significant using Pearson chi square test