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Table 1 Main characteristics of the sample studied

From: Cognitive impairment and hypertension in older adults living in extreme poverty: a cross-sectional study in Peru

  Number Percenta
Age (years)
 65–70 1849 48.2
 71–80 1993 51.8
Gender
 Female 1753 45.6
 Male 2089 54.4
Educational level
 None 3044 79.2
 Primary or superior 797 20.8
Depression self report
 No 3131 85
 Yes 553 15
Occupation
 No 1232 32.1
 Yes 2610 67.9
Area
 Urban 1515 39.4
 Rural 2327 60.6
Health insurance
 No 1366 35.8
 Yes 2470 64.2
Cognitive impairment
 No 3721 98.3
 Yes 64 1.7
Hypertension
 No 2909 75.7
 Yes 933 24.3
Blood pressure ≥ 140/90 mmHg
 No 2520 65.5
 Yes 1322 34.5
  1. a weighted percentages