Table 1: Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of participants.

GenderMean (SD) or number (%)
 Male9 (60%)
 Female6 (40%)
Age47.86 ± 12
Marital status, number (%)
 Married13 (86.6%)
 Single1 (6.7%)
 Widowed1 (6.7%)
Employment, number (%)
 Unemployed3 (20%)
 Employed7 (46.7%)
 Retired5 (33.3%)
Education level, number (%)
 Illiterate to under diploma6 (40%)
 diploma3 (20%)
 Graduate6 (40%)
Type of treatment, number (%)
 Oral medication9 (60%)
 Insulin8 (53/3%)
 Both medications6 (40%)
Insurance, number (%)
 Covered15 (100%)
 Not covered0
Income
 Low5 (40%)
 Medium6 (33.3%)
 High4 (26.7%)
Duration of diabetes, mean (S.D)8.7 ± 5.07 (1–25)
Family history
 Yes9 (60%)
 No6 (40%)
Member of the Diabetes Association
 Yes9 (60%)
 No6 (40%)