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Table 2 Univariate analysis

From: Glycemic control and correlates in a group of sub Saharan type 1 diabetes adolescents

Variable Poor control Good control OR (95% CI) p-value
Age range (years)
 6–12 8 2  
 13–19 56 29 1.06 (0.91–1.24) 0.36
Sex
 Male 39 11  
 Female 26 19 1.47 (0.91–2.8) 0.1
Study level
 Before college 64 26  
 College 0 5 0.7 (0.55–0.79) 0.03*
Hypoglycemia during last 12 months
 Yes 22 08  
 No 42 23 0.51 (0.21–1.23) 0.08
Child living with both parents
 Yes 32 14  
 No 26 11 0.98 (0.58–1.66) 0.57
Diabetes duration (years)
 < 2 53 22  
 > 2 10 9 0.43 (0.23–0.79) < 0.001*
Eating habits
 Good 4 10  
 Poor 60 21 1.3 (1.12–2.6) < 0.001*
Frequency of daily glucose control
 Once 5 3  
 > 2/day 59 28 0.96 (0.81–1.13) 0.46
Insulin regimen
 2 injections/day 21 9  
 > 2 injections/day 43 22 0.92 (0.65–1.33) 0.43
Physical activity
 Sedentary 20 12  
 Active 44 19 0.91 (0.46–1.78) 0.49
  1. * for p < 0.05