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Table 1 Demography of respondents

From: Traditional and complementary medicine use among chronic haemodialysis patients: a nationwide cross-sectional study

Demographic n (%) Mean (SD)
Age
  <  20 1 (0.3)  
 21–30 11 (3.3)  
 31–40 55 (16.7) 54.9 (12.5)
 41–50 103 (31.3)
 51–60 121 (36.8)  
  > 60 149 (45.3)  
Gender
 Male 180 (54.7)  
 Female 237 (72.0)  
Ethnicity
 Malay   
 Chinese 67 (20.4)  
 Indian 23 (7.0)  
 Others 2 (0.6)  
Household Income
  < RM 3000 (<USD 720) 232 (70.5)  
 RM 3000 – 4999
 (USD 720 – USD 1199)
49 (14.9)  
 RM 5000 – 9999
 (USD 1200 – USD 2399)
38 (11.6)  
 RM 10,000 – 15,000
 (USD 2400 – USD 3600)
7 (2.1)  
  > RM 15,000
 (>USD 3600)
3 (0.9)  
Marital Status
 Single 25 (7.6)  
 Married 261 (79.3)  
 Widowed 43 (13.1)  
Education Status
 None 6 (1.8)  
 Primary School 32 (9.7)  
 Secondary School 227 (69.0)  
 College/University 60 (18.2)  
 Professional 4 (1.2)  
Employment Status
 Employed 39 (11.9)  
 Self-employed 30 (9.1)  
 Unemployed 193 (58.7)  
 Pensioner 66 (20.1)  
 Student 1 (0.3)