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Table 1 Demographic data of the urban and rural participants

From: Public knowledge of warning signs and risk factors of cerebro-vascular stroke in Ismailia Governorate, Egypt

  Total Urban Rural
No. = 720 No. = 360 No. = 360
Sex
 Male 482 (66.9%) 251 (69.7%) 231 (64.2%)
 Female 238 (33.1%) 109 (30.3%) 129 (35.8%)
Age
 < 30 311 (43.2%) 126 (35%) 185 (51.4%)§
 30–40 180 (25%) 85 (33.6%) 95 (26.4%)
 > 40 229 (31.8%) 149 (41.4%)* 80 (22.2%)
Level of education
 Illiterate 57 (7.9%) 21 (5.8%) 36 (10%)
 Primary 167 (23.2%) 76 (21.1%) 91 (25.3%)
 Secondary 288 (40%) 99 (27.5%) 169 (46.9%)§
 Higher education 208 (28.9%) 144 (40%)* 64 (17.8%)
Occupation
 Students 127 (17.6%) 73 (20.3%) 54 (15%)
 Workers 104 (14.4%) 16 (4.4%) 88 (24.4%)§
 Employee 327 (45.4%) 201(55.8%)* 126 (35%)
 Not working 162 (22.5%) 70 (19.4%) 92 (25.6%)
Family member of CVS 219 (29.17%) 173 (48%) 146 (40.5%)
  1. χ2 test, (*) significant in comparison to rural, (§) significant in comparison to Urban