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Table 2 The baseline characteristics of the patients

From: Factors associated with the utilization of community-based diabetes management care: A cross-sectional study in Shandong Province, China

VariablesTotal
N (%)
Urban
n1 (%)
Rural
n2 (%)
P- value
Observation216610701096 
Gender   0.28
 Male749 (34.6)382 (35.7)367 (33.5) 
 Female1417 (65.4)688 (64.3)729 (66.5) 
Age groups, years   0.89
  < 651086 (50.1)531 (49.6)555 (50.6) 
≥651080 (49.9)539 (50.4)541 (49.4) 
Household income per capita, Yuan   0.00*
  < 2800542 (25.0)160 (15.0)382 (34.9) 
 2800~541 (25.0)232 (21.7)309 (28.2) 
 6000~541 (25.0)327 (30.6)214 (19.5) 
  ≥ 12,000542 (25.0)351 (32.8)191 (17.4) 
Duration of diabetes, years   0.00*
  < 5833 (38.5)368 (34.4)465 (42.4) 
 5 ~ 10680 (31.4)344 (32.2)336 (30.7) 
  > 10653 (30.1)358 (33.5)295 (26.9) 
Diabetic knowledge score, Mean ± SD10.6 ± 3.310.8 ± 3.29.9 ± 3.50.00*
Diabetic self-efficacy score, Mean ± SD32.0 ± 5.032.1 ± 5.131.8 ± 5.20.49
  1. *Significant at p < 0.05; SD standard deviation
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