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Table 1 Distribution of the respondents according to the sociodemographic characteristics (n = 385)

From: Factors associated with nonadherence to diet and physical activity among nepalese type 2 diabetes patients; a cross sectional study

Variables Number (%)
Age  
<40 51 (13.2)
41-50 114 (29.6)
51-60 107 (27.8)
61-70 81 (21.0)
>71 32 (8.3)
Mean ± SD 54.4 ± 11.5
Sex  
Female 198 (51.4)
Male 187 (48.6)
Education level  
Illiterate 135 (35.1)
Informal education 44 (11.4)
Primary 62 (16.1)
Secondary 56 (14.5)
Higher secondary and above 88 (22.9)
Occupation  
Housewife 151 (39.2)
Employed 188 (48.8)
Unemployed 46 (11.9)
Income per month (Rs)  
<5000 160 (27.5)
5000-10000 129 (33.5)
>10000 150 (39.0)
Economic status  
Middle upper (II) 248 (64.4)
Lower middle (III) 137 (35.6)
Types of family  
Nuclear family 194 (50.4)
Joint 155 (40.3)
Extended 36 (9.4)
Smoking habit  
Currently yes 89 (23.1)
Nonsmokers 296 (76.9)
Alcohol habits  
Currently yes 64 (16.6)
Nondrinkers 321 (83.4)
  1. Results are expressed by M ± SD or number (%).