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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics

From: A comparative study of the quality of care and glycemic control among ambulatory type 2 diabetes mellitus clients, at a Tertiary Referral Hospital and a Regional Hospital in Central Kenya

Variable Overall n (%) KNH n (%) TDH n (%) P value
Mean age (SD) 57.8 (12.3) 56.9 (12.8) 59.0 (11.3) 0.351
Gender
 Female 133 (66.5) 77 (64.2) 56 (70.0) 0.247
Highest level of education
 Primary 116 (58.0) 63 (52.5) 53 (66.3) 0.054
 Secondary 84 (42.0) 57 (47.5) 27 (33.7)  
Religion/faith
 Christian 198 (99.0) 118 (98.3) 80 (100.0) 0.518
Marital status
 Married 160 (80.0) 98 (81.7) 62 (77.5) 0.734
 Single 8 (4.0) 4 (3.3) 4 (5.0)  
 Separated/divorced/wido wed 32 (16.0) 18 (15.0) 14 (17.5)