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Table 1 Characteristics of 2,810 respondents with type 2 diabetes

From: Patients' assessment of care for type 2 diabetes: Results of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care scale in a Danish population

Sex N (%)
Men 1,662 (59.1)
Women   1,148 (40.9)
Age in years
  40–49 135 (4.8)
  50–59 475 (16.9)
  60–69 1,064 (37.9)
  70–79 811 (28.0)
  ≥ 80 325 (11.6)
Education level (total years of education)
  None (≤ 10) 890 (31.7)
  Short (11–14) 1,378 (49.0)
  Medium (15–16) 299 (10.6)
  Long (≥ 17) 160 (5.7)
  Not reported 83 (3.0)
Occupation
  Working or in school 827 (29.4)
  Unemployed 30 (1.1)
  Long-term disability 72 (2.6)
  Early retirement 237 (8.4)
  Retirement 1,603 (57.0)
  Not reported 41 (1.5)
Cohabitation status
  Living alone 1,099 (39.1)
  Living with spouse 1,711 (60.9)
Primary location of diabetes care
  General practitioner 1,980 (70.5)
  Outpatient clinic 612 (21.8)
  Private specialist 12 (0.4)
  Not reported 49 (1.7)