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

 Number of times meals are taken per day
 Snack in between meals
 Taking meals late at night
 Time for taking late meal
  5 pm6912.6%
  6 pm33862.2%
  7 pm12523.1%
  8 pm112.1%
Physical activity
 Regular exercise
 Type of exercise
 Number of weekly exercises
Smoking lifestyle
Alcohol intake
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%