Table 2: Socio-demographic data of the Chinese-Haw tribe residing in Pa Tueng Village, Mae Chan district, Chiang Rai province (n=302).

Variables n(302) Percentage
Gender Male 85 28.10
Female 217 71.90
Status Single 19 6.30
Married 250 82.80
Widowed 31 10.30
Divorced 2 1.00
Occupation Agriculture 186 61.50
Merchant 12 4.00
Contractor 55 18.20
Official 14 4.70
Unemployed 35 11.60
Education No education 244 80.80
Primary school 27 8.90
Secondary school 27 9.00
Tertiary degree 4 1.30
Income Adequate 58 19.20
Inadequate 224 80.80
Age (years) (mean┬▒ S.D.) 49.50┬▒12.12
Median Sodium intakes
(range Minimum - Maximum, mg/day)
2,840
(1,554.19 - 13,575.58)
Median Creatinine
(range Minimum - Maximum, gram/litre)
95.56
(20.60 - 364.10)