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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Lifestyle changes among people with type 2 diabetes are associated with participation in online groups and time since diagnosis

  Total sample type 2 diabetes
  n %
Gender (n = 540)   
Female
Male
202
338
37.4
62.6
Age (n = 540)   
18–39
40–59
60 years and over
14
171
355
2.6
31.7
65.7
Educationa(n = 506)   
Low
Middle
High
Highest
68
163
148
127
13.4
32.2
29.3
25.1
Diabetes duration (n = 537)   
< 10 years
10–19 years
20–29 years
30 years and over
206
201
100
30
13.4
32.2
29.3
25.1
Lifestyle changes (n = 513)   
Never
Once
Sometimes
Often
298
35
151
29
58.1
6.8
29.4
5.7
Participation in online groups (n = 519)   
No
Yes
488
31
94.0
6.0
  1. a: Low (primary/part of secondary school), Middle (high school), High (college/university < 4 years), Highest (college/university 4 years or more)