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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics

From: Myths and misperceptions in pacemaker patients: a quasi experimental study to assess effect of an educational intervention

Characteristics Total
Total (N) 128
Gender
 Male 76 (59.4%)
 Female 52 (40.6%)
Age (years) 60.31 ± 12.81
Qualification
 Illiterate 61 (47.7%)
 Can read and write 12 (9.4%)
 Primary level (up to 6th grade) 20 (15.6%)
 Secondary level (up to 10th grade) 12 (9.4%)
 Intermediate level (up to 12th grade) 11 (8.6%)
 Higher education (> 12th grade) 12 (9.4%)
Household (HH) size 7.61 ± 4.61
Monthly HH income (Pakistani Rupees)
  < 15,000 51 (39.8%)
 15,000–30,000 36 (28.1%)
 30,000–45,000 13 (10.2%)
 45,000–60,000 6 (4.7%)
  > 60,000 22 (17.2%)