Journal of Diabetes Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Predictors of Diabetes Self-Management among Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Table 3

DSM status of the respondents ().

Item numberDSM behaviour Respondents
NumberPercentageMean ± SD

1Taking oral medication
 Following doctor’s prescription33684.0
 Missed at least once6416.0
2Followed diabetic diet
 Missed at least a day 5739.2
3Regular meal time
 Missed at least a day5513.7
4Physical activity for at least 30 minutes
 At least five days 11629.1
 Less than five days28470.9
5Doing specific exercise
 At least five days 164.1
 Less than five days38495.9
6Checking foot
 Missed at least a day26466.0
7Drying foot
 Missed at least a day8822.0

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