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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants.

From: Knowledge of modifiable risk factors of Coronary Atherosclerotic Heart Disease (CASHD) among a sample in India

Characteristics Participants (%)
n = 217
Age  
Mean (SD) 35.2 (SD: 10.44)
Gender  
Male 177 (82)
Female 40 (18)
Years of formal education  
None 0 (0)
Less than 5 years 10 (4.6)
6–10 years 27 (12.4)
Completed bachelors degree/Some college 152 (70)
Graduate school 28 (13)
History of smoking  
Current smoker 51 (23.5)
-Former smoker 60 (27.6)
-Never smoked 104 (48)
Exercise  
-None or infrequent 125 (57.6)
-Routinely * 92 (42.4)
Known diagnosis DM  
Yes 2 (1)
No 215 (99)
Known diagnosis Hypertension  
Yes 20 (9)
No 197 (91)
Known history of myocardial infarction  
Yes 15 (7)
No 197 (91)
  1. *At least 3 times week, and greater than 30 minutes during each session