Table 2: Drug, disease and food related factors of the study participants at Nedjo General Hospital, West Ethiopia, from March 15 to May 5, 2015 (n = 172).

Variables Categories n (%)
Number of antihypertensive medication 1 109 (63.4)
2 48 (27.9)
3
15 (8.7)

Duration of treatments
<2 Years
72 (41.9)
2-4 Years 49 (28.5)
>5 Years 51 (29.7)

Physical activity

Inactive

63 (36.6)
Minimally active 76 (44.2)
Vigorously active

33 (19.2)
Extra salt intake
Yes 59 (34.3)
No 113 (65.7)
Cigarette smoking status

Yes

24 (14.0)
No

148 (86.0)
Knowledge about hypertension and treatment
Adherence Status
Yes
60 (34.9)
No
112 (65.1)
Adherent
54 (31.4)
Non-adherent
118 (68.6)

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