Journal of Diabetes Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Knowledge and Lifestyle-Associated Prevalence of Obesity among Newly Diagnosed Type II Diabetes Mellitus Patients Attending Diabetic Clinic at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana: A Hospital-Based Cross-Sectional Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of type 2 diabetic patients.

VariableFrequencyPercentage

Age (years) (mean ± SD)51.14 ± 14.45
 <1971.4%
 20–399116.8%
 40–5923242.7%
 60–7919836.4%
 80–99152.8%
Gender
 Male23242.7%
 Female31157.3%
Occupation
 None16730.8%
 Self-employed30455.9%
 Govt employed7213.3%
Marital status
 Single499.1%
 Married39973.4%
 Divorced499.1%
 Widowed468.4%
Socioeconomic income (GHS)
 <500 (low)29253.8%
 500–1000 (moderate)20537.8%
 >1000 (high)468.4%
Highest level of education
 None6111.2%
 Primary20838.4%
 Secondary19435.7%
 Tertiary8014.7%
Ethnicity
 Akan 47888.1%
 Ga-Adangbe40.7%
 Ewe152.8%
 Mole-Dagbani468.4%