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Research Article

Traditional Medicine and Its Role in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus: “Patients’ and Herbalists’ Perspectives”

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the participants in the quantitative component of the study (N=140).

Characteristicsn%

Gender
Male4733.6
Female9366.4
Age (years)
21-401410.0
41-607150.7
>605539.3
Clinic center
KCMC7855.7
Mount Meru6244.3
Marital status
Never married107.1
Married or cohabiting10272.9
Separated or divorced64.3
Widowed2215.7
Level of education
Never went to school53.6
Primary school8963.6
Secondary school2316.4
College/ university2316.4
Employment status
Formal employment2417.1
Self-employed6848.6
Retired officer1913.6
Unemployed2920.7
Duration of the disease
<1 Year713.2
1-5 years1222.6
>5 years3464.2

N: sample size; n: number of participants.

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