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Table 1 Profile of participants (N = 174)

From: Awareness of venous thromboembolism and thromboprophylaxis among hospitalized patients: a cross-sectional study

Factor Number Percent
Age Category (years)
 18–30 32 18.4%
 31–50 45 25.9%
 51–70 66 37.9%
 71+ 31 17.8%
Gender
 Male 90 51.7%
 Female 84 48.3%
Education Level
 Uneducated 65 37.4%
 Less than high school 42 24.1%
 High school 27 15.5%
 University 32 18.4%
 Higher education 8 4.6%
Reason for Admission
 Surgical 60 34.5%
 Medical treatment 110 63.2%
 Oncology (nonsurgical) 3 1.7%
 Palliative care 1 0.6%
Personal History of VTE
 Yes 25 14.4%
 No 143 82.2%
 Unknown 6 3.4%
Family History of VTE
 Yes 21 12.1%
 No 141 81.0%
 Unknown 12 6.9%
Currently Receiving Pharmacological/non-Pharmacological Thromboprophylaxis
 Yes 126 72.4%
 No 36 20.7%
 Unknown 12 6.9%
History of Receiving Pharmacological/non-Pharmacological Thromboprophylaxis
 Yes 54 31.0%
 No 111 63.8%
 Unknown 9 5.2%