Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristic of the patients (N = 200)
Characteristics Number of patients (Percentage, %)
Sex
Male 103(51.5)
Female 97 (48.5)
Age
Non-elderly 115 (57.5)
Elderly 85 (42.5)
Duration of hospital stay
Not more than 7 days 143 (71.5)
8 to 14 days 38 (19.0)
More than 15 days 19 (9.5)
Duration of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Not more than 10 years 72 (36.0)
11 to 20 years 47 (23.5)
21 to 30 years 31 (15.5)
Unknown duration 50 (25.0)
Duration of hypertension
Not more than 10 years 82 (41.0)
11 to 20 years 43 (21.5)
21 to 30 years 22 (11.0)
Unknown duration 53 (26.5)
A1c
Achieved target (< 6.5) 48 (24.0)
Did not achieve target (≥ 6.5) 146 (73.0)
Unknown 6 (3.0)
Diabetic complications*
Diabetic retinopathy 43 (21.5)
Diabetic foot ulcer 21 (10.5)
Diabetic neuropathy 17 (8.5)
Comorbidities
Renal impairment 100 (50.0)
Cardiovascular disease 96 (48.0)
Dyslipidemia 64 (32.0)
Stroke 40 (20.0)
Gastrointestinal disease 14 (7.0)
Liver impairment 11 (5.5)
Bronchial asthma 7 (3.5)
Benign prostatic hyperplasia 7 (3.5)
Gouty arthritis 6 (3.0)
Osteoarthritis 5 (2.5)

One patient may have more than one diabetic complication or comorbidity.

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Zaman Huri and Fun Wee BMC Endocrine Disorders 2013 13:2   doi:10.1186/1472-6823-13-2

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