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Research Article

Examination of Dysglycaemia among Newly Diagnosed Tuberculosis Patients in Ghana: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 1

Background characteristics of study participants.

FrequencyPercentage

Age, years (mean ± SD)38.70 ± 13.97
Sex
Male11578.80
Female3121.20
Marital Status
Married6242.47
Single7551.37
Separated/Divorced96.16
Highest educational level
None138.90
Primary149.59
Middle School/ JHS5436.99
O-Level/A-level/SHS3221.92
Tertiary2315.75
Other106.85
Employment status
Unemployed3826.03
Employed10873.97
Lifestyle factors
Smoking
Yes106.85
No13693.15
Alcohol intake
Yes2215.07
No12484.93
Clinical factors
BMI (Kg/m2)
Mean ± SD18.49 ± 3.00
Below 18.5 (Underweight)10370.55
18.5-24.9 (Normal)4027.4
25-29.9 (Over Weight)21.37
Above 30 (Obese)10.68
Glycaemic Variables
Fasting Plasma Glucose (mmol/L)
(mean ± SD)5.12 ± 1.52
Normal (<6.1)13391.1
Impaired (6.1-7)85.48
Diabetes (>7.1)53.42
2 HPP Glucose (mmol/L)
(mean ± SD)8.35 ± 3.44
Normal (<6.1)8759.59
Impaired (6.1-7)4228.77
Diabetes (>7.1)1711.64

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