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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of factors associated with poor glycemic control among diabetic out-patients attending DRH, 2017

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

Variables (n = 384) Poor glycemic control, n (%) Adjusted OR (95% CI) P value
Residence
 Rural 91 (79.8) 2.61 (1.37–4.96) 0.004*
 Urban 181 (67.0) 1  
Educational status
 Illiterate 96 (80.0) 7.10 (2.94–17.17) < 0.001*
 Read and write 25 (75.8) 3.53 (1.52–8.21) 0.003*
 1–8 64 (67.4) 2.68 (0.92–7.80) 0.077
 9–12 61 (69.3) 2.49 (0.69–8.99) 0.163
 College and above 25 (52.1) 1  
Occupation
 Students 32 (78.1) 2.89 (0.99–8.00) 0.051
 Employee 26 (54.2) 1  
 Housewives 94 (75.2) 2.25 (0.81–6.24) 0.120
 Merchants 33 (80.5) 3.39 (1.16–9.96) 0.026*
 Others 86 (66.7) 0.95 (0.44–2.05) 0.895
Duration of DM (years)
  < 10 188 (66.9) 1  
 ≥10 84 (81.6) 2.20 (1.18–4.08) 0.013*
Type of treatment
 Oral anti-diabetics 185 (77.4) 5.13 (2.10–12.52) < 0.001*
 Insulin 70 (66.0) 3.26 (1.26–8.48) 0.015*
 Oral anti-diabetics and insulin 17 (43.6) 1  
  1. * Statistically significant at P value < 0.05
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