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Table 2 Study participants’ characteristics (n = 39)

From: Explanatory models of adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus from urban centers of central Ethiopia

Description Number of patients
Sex
Female 19
Male 20
Age (years)
30–39 2
40–49 8
50–59 14
60–69 10
>70 5
Religion
Orthodox Christian 29
Muslim 8
Protestant 2
Marital status
Married 27
Widowed 8
Divorced/single 4
Educational status
Illiterate 6
Basic literacy (read and/or write) 10
Elementary complete 8
Secondary school complete 8
Post-secondary school education 7
Occupation
Clerical work 7
Rents house 4
Small business 5
Farming 5
Pensioner 9
Unemployed 5
Others 4
Diabetes duration (years)
1–5 10
6–10 14
11–15 7
16–20 4
21–25 4