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Table 2 Clinical and diagnostic characteristics of the study participants (n = 227)

From: Prevalence of overweight and obesity among type 2 diabetic patients attending diabetes clinics in northern Tanzania

Characteristics n (%)
Duration since diagnosed with overweight/obesity (n = 170) (years)
 ≤ 2 107 (62.9)
 3–5 25 (17.7)
 6–10 28 (16.5)
 11+ 10 (5.9)
Median (range), years 1 (0.25–33)
Duration since diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (n = 153) (years)
 ≤ 2 50 (32.7)
 3–5 37 (24.2)
 6–10 38 (24.8)
 11+ 28 (18.3)
Median (range), years 5 (1–37)
BMI at diagnosis of type 2 diabetes (kg/m2)
 < 18.5 7 (3.1)
 18.5–24.9 27 (11.9)
 25–29.9 63 (27.8)
 ≥ 30 64 (28.2)
 Unknown 66 (29.0)