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Table 1 Characteristics of Income Quintiles

From: Association of socio-economic status with diabetes prevalence and utilization of diabetes care services

Income Quintile Population DA Count DM Cases Number of referrals Diabetes Prevalence* (percent) Population rate of referral** (per 1000) Proportion with diabetes referred§ (percent)
1 (lowest) 157 020 274 6521 926 3.9 5.3 14.5
2 163 485 275 6501 859 3.7 5.6 14.2
3 174 010 274 7049 907 3.9 5.6 14.2
4 214 630 274 6956 805 3.3 4.4 13.6
5 (highest) 219 010 274 6243 788 2.8 4.1 14.3
  1. * Median diabetes prevalence per DA
  2. **Median population rate of referral per DA
  3. § Median proportion with diabetes referred per DA