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Table 2 Socioeconomic characterization and disease history of participants

From: Current health status and its risk factors of the Tsarang villagers living at high altitude in the Mustang district of Nepal

Factors n (%)
Expected annual income (NPR)a
 ≤ 10,000 22 (12.29)
 10,001 to ≤ 50,000 43 (24.02)
 50,001 to ≤ 100,000 62 (34.64)
 > 100,000 52 (29.05)
Poverty
 MPI poorb 51 (27.27)
 Income poora 90 (50.28)
Family historyc
 Arthritis 74 (41.11)
 Hypertension 18 (10.00)
 Rheumatism 11 (6.11)
 Othersd 6 (3.33)
Previous historyc
 Hypertension (or raised blood pressure) 32 (17.02)
 Diabetes (or raised blood sugar) 6 (3.19)
 Allergy 60 (32.26)
 Osteoarthritise 116 (62.70)
  1. a9 participants are excluded because they do not know their own annual income
  2. bMPI poor is defined as deprivation score ≥ 33.3% [23]. MPI, multidimensional poverty index
  3. cSelf-reported by participants
  4. dIncluding allergy, diabetes, and obesity
  5. eIncluding joint pain, swollen joints, and stiff joints