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Table 6 The Syrian Crisis effects on patients

From: Awareness of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy among a group of diabetic patients in main public hospitals in Damascus, Syria during the Syrian crisis

Part 3: The Syrian Crisis effect
  n (%) n (%)
Have you stopped your medication for at least one month? Yes, 107 (41.2)  
No, 153 (58.8)  
Why have you stopped your medication? drugs were unavailable 80 (74.8)
Feeling it is not necessary 16 (15.0)
high price 11 (10.3)
Did not stop 153 (58.8)
Have you changed your diabetic medication because it was not available? another brand name Yes, 142 (54.6)  
No, 118 (45.4)
Have you suffered to reach a medical care center? Yes, 130 (50.0)
No, 130 (50.0)
Have you displaced due crisis? Yes, 151 (58.1)
No, 109 (41.9)
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