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Table 2 Prevalence of the lack of disease awareness in those with diabetes, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia by age group

From: Prevalence, determinants and association of unawareness of diabetes, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia with poor disease control in a multi-ethnic Asian population without cardiovascular disease

 Overall40-49 years50-59 years60-69 years≥ 70 yearsP
DiseaseNPrevalence (%)NPrevalence (%)NPrevalence (%)NPrevalence (%)NPrevalence (%)
Diabetes238030.7 (28.9, 32.6)37645.2 (40.3, 50.3)71331.7 (28.4, 35.2)76425.7 (22.7, 28.9)52726.4 (22.8, 30.3)< 0.001
Hypertension538643.1 (41.7, 44.4)84560.0 (56.7, 63.3)156246.2 (43.8, 48.7)168937.1 (34.8, 39.4)129036.0 (33.4, 38.6)< 0.001
Hypercholesterolemia360740.9 (39.3, 42.5)61455.0 (51.1, 58.9)115142.2 (39.4, 45.1)110333.9 (31.2, 36.8)73937.5 (34.1, 41.0)< 0.001
  1. Excluding those with CVD
  2. Number with disease and who provided valid responses (yes/no) to questions on disease status awareness
  3. Chi-squared test comparing proportions across age groups