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Table 1 Sociodemographic, lifestyles, and hypertension treatment among hypertensive adults and the percentage of patients reported using community-based BP monitoring service, China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study 2015

From: Utilisation of national community-based blood pressure monitoring service among adult Chinese and its association with hypertension treatment and blood pressure control—a mediation analysis

Variable Category Total BP monitoring χ2 P
Yes No
Sex      10.412 0.002**>
  Male 42.78% 38.10% 45.00%   
Female 57.22% 61.90% 55.00%   
Age      1.557 0.537
  45–59 30.62% 31.41% 30.24%   
60–69 40.20% 41.07% 39.79%   
70–102 29.18% 27.52% 29.97%   
Education      30.300 < 0.001**
  Uneducated 27.92% 33.06% 25.48%   
Primary school 38.96% 40.96% 38.02%   
Middle school 20.52% 16.44% 22.45%   
High school and above 12.60% 9.54% 14.05%   
Cohabitated      3.006 0.136
  Yes 79.98% 77.95% 80.95%   
No 20.01% 22.05% 19.05%   
Household income      18.298 0.003**
  Poor 22.91% 24.56% 22.13%   
Near poor 24.88% 29.22% 22.82%   
Middle income 26.85% 24.07% 28.17%   
High income 25.36% 22.15% 26.87%   
Urbanity      40.369 < 0.001**
  Rural 52.78% 62.08% 48.39%   
Urban 47.22% 37.92% 51.61%   
Currently working      7.253 0.012
  Yes 52.40% 56.34% 50.54%   
No 47.60% 43.66% 49.46%   
Insured   93.45% 95.43% 92.51% 7.502 0.018*
Alcohol intake      2.991 0.244
  Never 68.44% 70.70% 67.37%   
Occasionally 8.44% 8.19% 8.56%   
Often 23.12% 21.11% 24.07%   
Physical Activity      11.352 0.047
  No exercise 20.42% 18.20% 21.47%   
Light level 34.41% 36.81% 33.28%   
Adequate level 11.09% 8.87% 12.14%   
Plenty level 34.08% 36.13% 33.11%   
Smoker      0.054 0.838
  Yes 22.80% 23.09% 22.67%   
No 77.20% 76.91% 77.33%   
Treatment      54.228 < 0.001**
  Yes 88.04% 95.05% 84.73%   
No 11.96% 4.95% 15.27%   
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01