Table 2

Frequency of SMBG

Male

Female

Total


Frequency

N

%

N

%

N

%


Once a day

33

12.2

38

15.0

71

13.5


Twice a day

29

10.7

32

12.6

61

11.6


Three times a day

25

9.2

22

8.7

47

9.0


Four times a day

16

5.9

19

7.5

35

6.7


More than four times a day

10

3.7

15

5.8

25

4.8


Once a week

28

10.3

15

5.8

43

8.2


More than once a week but not every day

52

19.2

39

15.4

91

17.3


Fortnightly

13

4.8

7

2.8

20

3.8


Less than once a month

6

2.2

4

1.6

10

1.9


Occasional periods *

54

19.9

60

23.6

114

21.7


Other

5

1.9

3

1.2

8

1.5


Totals

271

100

254

100

525

100


Barnard et al. BMC Research Notes 2010 3:318   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-3-318

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