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Research Article

Short-Term Trends in Economic Burden and Catastrophic Costs of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Rural Southwest China

Table 1

General characteristics of the study population by survey year.

CharacteristicsSurvey year
20092016
Male ()Female ()All ()Male ()Female ()All ()

Age (%)
 35-44 years712 (23.2)761 (23.2)1473 (23.2)737 (23.4)714 (22.2)1451 (22.8)
 45-59 years1176 (38.3)1262 (38.4)2438 (38.4)1141 (36.3)1285 (40.0)2426 (38.2)
 ≥60 years1179 (38.4)1260 (38.4)2439 (38.4)1265 (40.2)1217 (37.8)2482 (39.0)
Level of annual household income (%)
 Low1230 (40.1)1768 (53.9)2998 (47.2)1264 (40.2)1614 (50.2)2878 (45.3)
 High1837 (59.9)1515 (46.1)3352 (52.8)1879 (59.8)1602 (49.8)3481 (54.7)
Education level (%)
 Illiterate740 (24.1)1671 (59.0)2411 (38.0)856 (27.2)1244 (38.7)2100 (33.0)
 Primary (grade 1-6) or higher2327 (75.9)1612 (49.1)3939 (62.0)2287 (72.8)1972 (61.3)4259 (67.0)
Mean fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l)
Age-standardized prevalence of diabetes (%)6.39.17.78.411.29.5
Age-standardized treatment rate of diabetes (%)16.122.720.029.934.332.1

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