Table 7

Age-adjusted percentage of men and women having diabetes by education, gender, ethnicity and location
Age/Ethnicity/ Men Women
Location/Region University Technical Secondary Primary None University Technical Secondary Primary None
30 – 39 15 (0.001) 26 (0.05) 21 (0.01) 23 (0.001) 14 (0.1) 7 (0.001) 14 (0.1) 14 (0.001) 23 (0.001) 11 (0.05)
40 – 49 15 (0.001) 18 (0.001) 18 (0.001) 18 (0.001) 13 (0.01) 7 (0.001) 7 (0.1) 14 (0.001) 17 (0.001) 14 (0.001)
50 – 59 14 (0.001) 9 (0.1) 24 (0.001) 21 (0.001) 20 (0.001) 12 (0.001) 5 (0.1) 16 (0.001) 22 (0.001) 14 (0.001)
60 – 69 21 (0.001) 8 (0.1) 22 (0.001) 20 (0.001) 15 (0.001) 10 (0.05) 11 (0.1) 24 (0.001) 20 (0.001) 19 (0.001)
≥ 70 13 (0.1) 25 (0.1) 24 (0.001) 22 (0.001) 13 (0.001) 20 (0.001) 23 (0.1) 27 (0.05) 18 (0.001) 18 (0.001)
Malay 9 (0.001) 24 (0.001) 10 (0.001) 10 (0.001) 5 (0.001) 5 (0.001) 2 (0.1) 10 (0.001) 11 (0.001) 12 (0.001)
Chinese 6 (0.001) 6 (0.001) 6 (0.001) 7 (0.001) 7 (0.05) 1 (0.05) 5 (0.1) 4 (0.001) 6 (0.01) 8 (0.05)
Indian 8 (0.01) 26 (0.1) 15 (0.001) 16 (0.05) 3 (0.1) 4 (0.05) 9 (0.1) 7 (0.01) 18 (0.01) 20 (0.05)
Others 10 (0.05) 9 (0.001) 10 (0.001) 8 (0.001) 6 (0.001) 6 (0.1) 12 (0.1) 12 (0.001) 11 (0.001) 11 (0.001)
Urban 8 (0.001) 10 (0.001) 9 (0.001) 12 (0.001) 7 (0.001) 4 (0.001) 3 (0.05) 9 (0.001) 12 (0.001) 12 (0.001)
Rural 9 (0.001) 12 (0.001) 9 (0.001) 9 (0.001) 5 (0.001) 8 (0.001) 5 (0.05) 10 (0.001) 10 (0.001) 11 (0.001)
WPM 16 (0.001) 17 (0.001) 20 (0.001) 19 (0.001) 6 (0.001) 8 (0.001) 2 (0.1) 15 (0.001) 20 (0.001) 15 (0.001)
EPM 17 (0.001) 17 (0.05) 23 (0.001) 19 (0.001) 8 (0.001) 8 (0.001) 31 (0.01) 18 (0.001) 21 (0.001) 20 (0.001)
EM 12 (0.001) 13 (0.1) 22 (0.001) 27 (0.001) 3 (0.05) 8 (0.001) 5 (0.1) 15 (0.001) 18 (0.001) 10 (0.001)

Note: Figures in parentheses refer to p-values.

Rasiah et al.

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

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