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Table 2 Sociodemographic data of enrolled and not enrolled patients at baseline

From: The disease management program for type 2 diabetes in Germany enhances process quality of diabetes care - a follow-up survey of patient's experiences

  Patients enrolled in DMP (N = 444) Patients not enrolled (N = 494) p
Age mean (SD) 63.8 (8.49) 63 (10.1) n.s.
Men (%) 275 (61.9%) 302 (61.1%) n.s.
Level of Education: N = 420 N = 474 n.s.
- high (%) 276 (65.7%) 325 (68.6%)  
- middle (%) 107 (25.5%) 111(23.4%)  
- low (%) 37 (8.8%) 38 (8.0%)  
Inferior German language skills (%) 30 (6.8%) 28 (5.7%) n.s.
Mean duration of diabetes (in years) (SD) N = 437
8.6 (7.45)
N = 485
8.04 (6.88)
n.s.