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Research Article

A Clinical Mentorship and Quality Improvement Program to Support Health Center Nurses Manage Type 2 Diabetes in Rural Rwanda

Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of type 2 diabetes patients enrolled in a noncommunicable disease program (January 1, 2013–December 31, 2015).

Total number of patients
N%

Age in years (median, IQR)5442, 61
Gender
 Male4736.7
 Female8163.3
District of residence
 Burera6752.3
 Kayonza1310.2
 Kirehe3325.8
 Other1511.7
Education level ()
 Primary3648.6
 Secondary and above1925.7
 None1925.7
Occupation ()
 Driver32.5
 Farmer9174.6
 Other employed2218.0
 Retired21.6
 Unemployed32.5
 Child or adolescent10.8
Tobacco use ()
 Current smoker75.6
 Past smoker2116.9
 Never smoked9677.4
Alcohol use ()
 Current1311.0
 Past3731.4
 Never6857.6
HIV status ()
 Positive54.1
 Negative8973.6
 Patient does not know2722.3
Body mass index (kg/m2) ()
 Underweight (<18)22.6
 Normal weight (18.5 ≥ BMI< 25)3950.6
 Overweight (25 ≥ BMI< 30)2735.1
 Obese (≥30)911.7
Location of first health facility encounter
 Butaro hospital2519.5
 NCD clinics at health centers in Burera District32.3
 Kirehe District Hospital5139.8
 NCD clinics at health centers in Kirehe District1612.5
 Rwinkwavu District Hospital1814.1
 NCD clinics at health centers in Southern Kayonza District1511.7

IQR: interquartile range.

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