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Demographic variable knowledge score Chi square

Inadequate Moderately adequate X2 =


adequate
Age
a) 20-40 3 6 1 P value=0.588427
b) 40-65 13 16 1 X2 =1.0606 (NS)
Sex
a) Male 14 12 3 P value=0.18400
b) female 2 8 1 X2 =3.3856 (NS)
Education
a) Primary 2 3 1 P value=0.59724
b) Secondary 9 6 2 X2 =6.5816 (NS)
c) Illiterate 2 11 4
d) Graduate 0 0 0
Family history of
hypertension 11 10 2 P value=0.22889
a) Yes 4 12 1 X2 =2.9482 (NS)
b) No
Dietary pattern
a) Vegetarian 1 1 1 P value=0.6329
b) Non 15 21 1 X2 =5.5201 (NS)
vegetarian 0 0 0
c) Only egg
Period of hypertension
a) 1-5years 14 10 1 P value=0.007565
b) 6-10 years 1 13 1 X2 =9.7685 (NS)
c) >10 years 0 0 0
Ns –non significant

There is no significant association between the knowledge of DASH diet with demographic variables.

Table-1

Sno knowledge score frequency percentage


1 In adequate (0-5) 16 40%
2 moderate (6-10) 22 55%
3 adequate (11-15) 2 5%

Taple 1 shows that 16(40%)people had inadequate knowledge.22(55%)people had shows that
moderate knowledge .2(5%) people had adequate knowledge.
Table-2

SNO Demographic variables score percentage


1 Age
a) 20-40 10 25%
b) 40-65 30 75%
2 Sex
a) Male 29 73%
b) female 11 27%
3 Education
a) Primary 6 15%
b) Secondary 17 42%
c) Illiterate 17 43%
d) Graduate 0 0%
4 Family history of hypertension
a) Yes
b) No 23 58%
17 42%
5 Period of hypertension
a) 1-5years 3 7%
b) 6-10 years 37 93%
c) >10 years 0 0%
Table 2 shows that percentage of demographic variabl