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Table 3 Obstacles to DM-related information seeking

From: Information seeking behavior of patients with diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional study in an outpatient clinic of a university-affiliated hospital in Athens, Greece

How important are for you the following problems in seeking information about diabetes? 1 = not at all, to 5 = most important Do not know
Lack of time   
Cost   
Lack of competent infrastructures   
Lack of health care providers   
Lack of computer literacy   
Great volume of unorganized information   
Lack of understanding information due to scientific terms used   
Lack of understanding information written in a foreign language   
Psychological issues   
Problems in the doctor-patient relationship   
Other (please specify)   
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