Table 13

Age-adjusted percentage of men and women having diabetes by income level, gender, age, ethnicity and location
Age/Ethnicity/ Men Women
Location/Region Low Middle High Low Middle High
30 – 39 11 (0.001) 23 (0.001) 13 (0.01) 8 (0.001) 11 (0.001) 7 (0.01)
40 – 49 14 (0.001) 18 (0.001) 16 (0.001) 14 (0.001) 8 (0.001) 6 (0.001)
50 – 59 13 (0.001) 20 (0.001) 38 (0.001) 20 (0.001) 15 (0.001) 10 (0.001)
60 – 69 17 (0.001) 18 (0.001) 19 (0.01) 16 (0.001) 14 (0.001) 20 (0.01)
≥ 70 13 (0.001) 12 (0.1) 11 (0.001) 15 (0.001) 8 (0.001) 1 (0.001)
Malay 16 (0.001) 20 (0.001) 17 (0.001) 16 (0.001) 11 (0.001) 8 (0.001)
Chinese 12 (0.1) 5 (0.01) 18 (0.001) 4 (0.1) 4 (0.01) 6 (0.01)
Indian 11 (0.1) 29 (0.001) 11 (0.1) 18 (0.001) 14 (0.01) 12 (0.1)
Others 7 (0.001) 18 (0.1) 12 (0.001) 11 (0.001) 17 (0.01) 20 (0.1)
Urban 20 (0.001) 21 (0.001) 18 (0.001) 18 (0.001) 9 (0.001) 8 (0.001)
Rural 14 (0.001) 17 (0.001) 25 (0.001) 14 (0.001) 15 (0.001) 15 (0.001)
WPM 15 (0.001) 19 (0.001) 15 (0.001) 7 (0.001) 9 (0.001) 14 (0.001)
EPM 17 (0.001) 21 (0.001) 13 (0.001) 14 (0.001) 14 (0.001) 19 (0.01)
EM 22 (0.001) 17 (0.001) 19 (0.001) 9 (0.001) 13 (0.001) 19 (0.001)

Figures in parentheses refer to p-value.

Rasiah et al.

Rasiah et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:886   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-886

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