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Table 2 Bivariate associations to cognitive deterioration

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

Characteristics Cognitive impairmentn (%)a pb
No Yes
Age (years)    <0.001
 65–70 1826 (99.3) 12 (0.7)  
 71–80 1895 (97.4) 52 (2.6)  
Gender    <0.001
 Female 1682 (97.6) 43 (2.4)  
 Male 2039 (99.0) 21 (1.0)  
Educational level    0.020
 None 2941 (98.1) 58 (1.9)  
 Primary or superior 779 (99.2) 6 (0.8)  
Self report depression   0.664
 No 3043 (98.5) 48 (1.5)  
 Yes 529 (98.7) 7 (1.3)  
Occupation    <0.001
 No 1144 (96.5) 42 (0.5)  
 Yes 2577 (99.2) 22 (0.8)  
Blood pressure ≥ 140/90 mmHg    0.934
 No 2435 (98.3) 42 (1.7)  
 Yes 1286 (98.3) 22 (1.7)  
Area    0.018
 Urban 1472 (97.9) 49 (2.1)  
 Rural 2249 (99.0) 15 (1.0)  
Health insurance    0.363
 No 1330 (98.6) 19 (1.4)  
 Yes 2385 (98.2) 45 (1.8)  
Hypertension    0.335
 No 2819 (98.2) 52 (1.8)  
 Yes 902 (98.7) 12 (1.3)  
Blood pressure ≥ 140/90 mmHg    0.934
 No 2435 (98.3) 42 (1.7)  
 Yes 1286 (98.3) 22 (1.7)  
  1. a weighted percentages
  2. b Corrected for the complex sample design