Table 1

Demographic characteristics, glycaemic indicators and participation rates of 30 adult patients (values are expressed as mean ± SD or percentage)
Age (years) 36.1 ± 11.6; range 18–56
Gender 16 (53.3%) female
Diabetes duration at recruitment (years) 16.5 ± 10.3; range 1–45
HbA1c - baseline (%; mmol/mol) 8.8 ± 1.9, range 5.4 – 12.7; 73 ± 20, range 36 – 115
 - 12 months (%; mmol/mol) 8.2 ± 2.0, range 6.0 – 14.1; 66 ± 22, range 42 – 131
Occupation (no. and% at recruitment)
 - professional (health, education etc.) 9 (30%)
 - semi-skilled 11 (36.7%)
 - unskilled 6 (20%)
 - student 3 (10%)
 - unemployed 1 (3.3%)
Interview participation at:
 - First round 30 (100%)
 - 6 months 28 (93.3%)
 - 12 months 27 (90%)

Rankin et al.

Rankin et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:652   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-652

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