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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients identified as pre-diabetics and diabetics through community-based screening

From: Operationalization of bi-directional screening for tuberculosis and diabetes in private sector healthcare clinics in Karachi, Pakistan

Characteristics Cases diagnosed with Pre-diabetes Newly diagnosed cases of Diabetes Previously known cases of Diabetes Total
Uncontrolled Controlled
n % n % n % n % n %
Total Number of patients 726 100 547 100 901 100 279 100 2453 100
Sex
 Male 334 46 236 43.1 359 39.8 100 35.8 1029 41.9
 Female 392 54 311 56.9 542 60.2 179 64.2 1424 58.1
Age
  < 30 74 10.2 29 5.3 28 3.1 28 10 159 6.5
 30–39 195 26.9 98 17.9 129 14.3 51 18.3 473 19.2
 40–49 221 30.4 176 32.2 284 31.5 58 20.8 739 30.2
 50–59 135 18.6 151 27.6 284 31.5 87 31.2 657 26.8
 60–69 72 9.9 68 12.4 140 15.6 32 11.5 312 12.8
  > 70 29 4.0 25 4.6 36 4.0 23 8.2 113 4.5
Family History of Diabetes
 Yes 265 36.5 199 36.4 402 44.6 107 38.4 994 40.5
 No 461 63.5 348 63.6 499 55.4 172 61.6 1459 59.5
Current or Previous Smoking History
 Yes 88 12.1 55 10.1 32 3.6 37 13.3 212 8.6
 No 638 87.9 492 89.9 869 96.4 242 86.7 2241 91.4
Ethnicity
 Sindhi 29 4.0 9 1.6 15 1.7 9 3.2 62 2.5
 Balochi 09 1.2 5 0.9 8 0.9 4 1.4 26 1.1
 Punjabi 21 2.9 18 3.3 25 2.8 20 7.2 84 3.4
 Pathan 127 17.5 89 16.3 96 10.7 111 39.8 423 17.2
 Muhajir 518 71.3 367 67.1 734 81.5 110 39.4 1729 70.5
 Other 22 3.0 59 10.8 23 2.6 25 9.0 129 5.3
History of Hypertension
 Yes 210 28.9 75 13.7 273 30.3 171 61.3 728 29.7
 No 516 71.1 472 86.3 628 69.7 109 38.7 1725 70.3