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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population (n = 545)

From: The burden of stroke and transient ischemic attack in Pakistan: a community-based prevalence study

  Males(n = 276) Females(n = 269) Total (n = 545)
  N (%) n(%) n(%)
Age (years)    
35 - 45 123(44.6) 164(61.0) 287(52.7)
46 - 55 52(18.8) 64(23.8) 116(21.3)
56 - 65 48(17.4) 29(10.8) 77(14.1)
65 - 75 33(12.0) 10(3.7) 43(7.9)
More than 75 20(7.2) 2(0.7) 22(4.0)
Ethnicity    
Pathan 91(33.0) 58(21.6) 149(27.3)
Punjabi 72(26.1) 71(26.4) 143(26.2)
Sindhi 52(18.8) 37(13.8) 89(16.3)
Balochi 3(1.1) 6(2.2) 9(1.7)
Afghan 3(1.1) 19(17.1) 22(4.0)
Others 55(19.9) 79(29.0) 133(24.4)
Education    
None 136(49.3) 148(55.0) 284(52.1)
Religious only 36(13.0) 82(30.5) 118(21.7)
Some school 103(37.3) 39(14.5) 142(26.1)
Marital Status    
Married 261(95.6) 221(82.5) 482(88.4)
Single 7(2.6) 8(3.0) 15(2.8)
Divorced/Widowed 5(1.9) 39(14.6) 44(8.1)