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Table 1 Characteristics of adults with type 2 diabetes identified by medical chart review

From: Determining adult type 2 diabetes-related health care needs in an indigenous population from rural Guatemala: a mixed-methods preliminary study

Characteristic Total n=80
Age – yrs (n=80) 54.9 ± 12.7
Female – % (n=80) 85
Language preference – % (n=80)  
 Kaqchikel Mayan 75.7
 Spanish 21.3
 K’ichee’ Mayan 3.0
Primary school education – yrs (n=63)  
 Median 2
 Interquartile range 0-4
Tobacco use – % (n=80) 0
Alcohol use – % (n=68) 4.4
Time since diagnosis – yrs (n=63)  
 Median 6
 Interquartile range 4-11
Body mass index (n=63) 29.1 ± 4.3
Body mass index ≥ 25 – % 88.9
Body mass index ≥ 30 – % 38.1
Blood pressure – mmHg (n=78)  
 Systolic 120.1 ± 16.3
 Diastolic 75.7 ± 10.0
Systolic BP ≥ 140 mmHg – % 12.8
Diastolic BP ≥ 90 mmHg – % 17.9
Hypertension – % 14.1
Glycosylated hemoglobin – % (n=79) 8.9 ± 2.1
Glycosylated hemoglobin < 7% – % 19.0
Glycosylated hemoglobin < 8% – % 43.0
Insulin prescription – % 7.5
Metformin prescription – % 93.8
Sulfonylurea prescription – % 64.1
Creatinine – mg/dl (n=62) 0.94 ± 0.41
Creatinine ≥ 1.5 mg/dl – % 3.2