Journal of Diabetes Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

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 3

Lifestyle characteristic of type 2 diabetic patients.

Lifestyle characteristics featuresFrequencyResponse

Diet
 Number of times meals are taken per day
  Twice10719.6%
  Thrice40674.8%
  Four305.6%
 Snack in between meals
  Yes9116.8%
  No45283.2%
 Taking meals late at night
  Yes7213.3%
  No47186.7%
 Time for taking late meal
  5 pm6912.6%
  6 pm33862.2%
  7 pm12523.1%
  8 pm112.1%
Physical activity
 Regular exercise
  Yes13324.5%
  No41075.5%
 Type of exercise
  Walking31057.1%
  Jogging23342.9%
  Gym0
 Number of weekly exercises
  Once162.9%
  Twice18634.3%
  Thrice315.7%
  Daily26448.6%
Smoking lifestyle
 Yes40.7%
 No53999.3%
Alcohol intake
 Yes152.8%
 No52897.2%
Food preferences
 Soft drinks28853.1%
 Fast food (burger, deep fried foods, and pizza)21339.2%
 Red meat11821.7%
 Butter, cheese, and cream30756.6%
 Egg yolk6511.9%
 Fiber rich foods16730.7%