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Table 1 Illustrates demographic features of study participants

From: Prevalence of using non prescribed medications in economically deprived rural population of Pakistan

Variable N = 700 %
Age ± SD 48 ± 6.3  
Gender   
 Male 441 63.0
 Female 259 37.0
Education   
 Matric 217 31.0
 Intermediate 182 26.0
 Graduation 77 11.0
 Post graduation 49 7.0
 No education 175 25.0
Occupation   
 Working 329 47.0
 Retired 77 11.0
 Un-employed 161 23.0
 Student 133 19.0
Monthly income   
 <5000 PKR 147 21.0
 5000–10,000 210 30.0
 10,000–20,000 182 26.0
 20,000–50,000 95 13.5
 >50,000 66 9.5
Marital status   
 Single 122 17.5
 Married 429 61.3
 Widow 56 8.0
 Divorce 92 13.2
Type of chronic illness   
 Thyroid Disorder 24 3.4
 Diabetes 77 11.0
 Hypertension 52 7.4
 Hyperlipidemia 6 0.9
 Cardiovascular 133 19.0
 Bone illness 42 6.0
 None 365 52.2