Advances in Preventive Medicine / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Iranian Patients Require More Pertinent Care to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Complications

Table 2

Route of diagnosis and received health care amongst the studied type 2 diabetic patients.

VariablesNumber (%)
MaleFemaleTotal

Route of diabetes diagnosis
 Inactive: in a physician visit63 (92.6)158 (95.2)221 (94.5)
 Active: in the health care system screenings5 (7.4)8 (4.8)13 (5.5)
Type of health cares received by the study participants
 Self-care training courses11 (16.2)4 (2.4)15 (6.4)
 Nutritional educations21 (30.9)11 (6.6)32 (13.7)
 Regular use of glucometer 26 (38.2)104 (62.7)130 (55.6)
 Periodic checkups for complications12 (17.6)13 (7.8)25 (10.7)
 Current use of medications45 (66.2)71 (42.8)116 (49.5)

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