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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of study participants attending diabetic follow-up clinic in DRH, Northeast Ethiopia, 2017

From: Factors associated with glycemic control among diabetic adult out-patients in Northeast Ethiopia

Characteristics (N = 384) Category n (%)
Type of diabetes Type 1 126 (32.8)
Type 2 258 (67.2)
Duration of DM < 10 years 281 (73.2)
≥ 10 years 103 (26.8)
Smoking status Smokers 5 (1.3)
Non-/ex-smokers 379 (98.7)
Alcohol drinking Drinkers 21 (5.5)
Non-drinkers 363 (94.5)
Physical activity
 Body mass index (kg/m2) < 25 (normal weight) 321 (83.6)
≥ 25 (overweight and obesity) 63 (16.4)
 Hypertension Yes 131 (34.1)
No 253 (65.9)
 Type of DM treatment Oral anti-diabetics 239 (62.2)
Insulin 106 (27.6)
Oral anti-diabetics and insulin 39 (10.2)
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