Table 1

Prevalence of diabetes mellitus among women and men according to socio-demographic characteristics
Male Female
n % n %
Age (years)
 <70 19/57 33.3 54/170 31.7
 70-74 16/53 30.1 22/89 24.7
 75-79 14/52 27.2 14/70 20.0
 ≥80 10/40 25.0 15/67 22.3
p-value 0.8 0.1
Administrative area
 - Urban 54/169 32.5 97/347 27.9
 - Rural 5/33 15.1 8/49 16.3
p-value <0.01 0.1
Education
 - <Primary 42/153 27.4 99/379 26.1
 -Primary or higher 17/49 34.6 6/17 35.2
p-value 0.1 0.6
Marital status
 - Married(e) 55/184 29.8 48/175 27.4
 - Single 4/18 22.2 57/221 25.7
p-value 0.6 0.7

Hammami et al.

Hammami et al. BMC Endocrine Disorders 2012 12:15   doi:10.1186/1472-6823-12-15

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