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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics of participants in control and intervention groups.

From: Utilizing video on myocardial infarction as a health educational intervention in patient waiting areas of the developing world: A study at the emergency department of a major tertiary care hospital in India

Characteristic Control group
n = 106
Intervention group
n = 111
P value
Age 35.6 (SD 10.6) 34.8 (SD 10.3) 0.75
Gender    0.1
-Male 84 (79) 93 (84)  
-Female 22 (21) 18 (16)  
Role in emergency department:    0.75
-Patient 35 (33) 35 (32)  
-Family member 56 (53) 58 (52)  
-Friend/caretaker 15 (14) 18 (16)  
Mother tongue    0.42
-Hindi 105 (99) 109 (98)  
-Other 1 (1) 2 (2)  
Family characteristics    0.55
-Nuclear family 20 (19) 22 (20)  
-Extended family 85 (80) 89 (80)  
Years of formal education    0.024
-None    
-< 5 0 (0) 1 (1)  
-6–10 2 (2) 7 (6)  
-11–12 12 (11) 15 (14)  
-College 51 (48) 40 (36)  
-Graduate school 25 (24) 36 (32)  
  16 (15) 12 (11)  
Hx of smoking/tobacco use?    0.25
-Yes 58 (55) 55 (50)  
-No 48 (45) 56 (50)  
Exercise    0.43
-None 53 (50) 52 (47)  
-Once a week 11 (10) 9 (8)  
-2–3 times a week 16 (15) 18 (16)  
-4–5 days a weeks 7 (7) 5 (5)  
-Daily 19 (18) 27 (24)  
Diabetes Mellitus    0.23
-Yes 0 (0) 2 (2)  
-No 84 (79) 82 (74)  
-Do not know 22 (21) 27 (24)  
Hypertension    0.038
-Yes 12 (11) 8 (7)  
-No 82 (78) 81 (73)  
-Do not know 12 (11) 22 (20)  
Family history of Hypertension?    0.25
-Yes 44 (42) 38 (34)  
-No 54 (51) 62 (56)  
-Do not know 8 (8) 11 (10)  
History of myocardial infarction?    0.076
-Yes 9 (9) 6 (5)  
-No 95 (89) 98 (88)  
-Do not know 2 (2) 7 (7)