Table 2

Characteristics of patients included in the cohort analysis

DiseasePatientsSexAgeCasteComorbidities
n (% of total)Female
n (%)
Male
n (%)
Mean±SDBahun/Chhetri
n (%)
Non-Bahun/
non-Chhetri
n (%)
n (%)
Diabetes130 (22)28 (22)102 (78)55±1278 (60)52 (40)50 (38)
Hypertension340 (57)166 (49)174 (51)56±11200 (59)140 (41)70 (21)
COPD204 (34)138 (68)66 (32)59±11117 (57)87 (43)45 (22)
Total unique patients with at least one comorbid NCD, n (%)88 (15)
  • Total unique patients in NCD analysis cohort: 597.

  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; NCD, non-communicable disease.