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Table 1 Baseline factors of newly diagnosed T2DM patients in St. Paul’s Hospital, Addis Ababa, from January 2008 to April 2017

From: Incidence and predictors of chronic kidney diseases among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at St. Paul’s Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables Categories Frequency Percent
Sex Male 215 49.4
Female 220 50.6
Types of DM therapy Insulin 101 23.2
Oral 334 76.8
History of hypertension No 198 45.5
Yes 237 54.5
Anti-hypertensive therapy No 251 57.7
Yes 184 42.3
History of diabetic retinopathy No 404 92.9
Yes 31 7.1
LDL cholesterol, mg/dl < 100 261 66.0
≥ 100 135 34.0
HDL cholesterol, mg/dl < 40 200 50.5
≥ 40 196 49.5
Total cholesterol, mg/dl < 200 259 64.6
≥ 200 142 35.4
Triglyceride, mg/dl < 150 174 43.6
≥ 150 225 56.4