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Table 3 Characteristics of people with T2DM who responded to the survey (n = 46)

From: Relevant patient characteristics for estimating healthcare needs according to healthcare providers and people with type 2 diabetes: a Delphi survey

Characteristic  
Sex n (%)
 Female 25 (54.3)
 Male 21 (45.7)
Age, mean (sd) 68.8 (9.9)
Country of birth n (%)
 Netherlands 45 (97.8)
 Other 1 (2.2)
Educational level n (%)a
 Higher professional education 9 (20.5)
 Middle professional education 7 (15.9)
 High School 21 (47.7)
 Elementary school/no education 7 (15.9)
 Not recorded 2
Diabetes duration, mean years (sd) 11.7 (9.6)
Diabetes medication n (%)
 None 11 (23.9)
 Glucose-lowering drugs only 26 (56.2)
 Insulin only 2 (4.3)
 Glucose-lowering drugs and insulin 7 (15.2)
  1. apercentages are out of total with recorded values