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Table 1 Demographic characteristics, glycaemic indicators and participation rates of 30 adult patients (values are expressed as mean ± SD or percentage)

From: Supporting self-management after attending a structured education programme: a qualitative longitudinal investigation of type 1 diabetes patients’ experiences and views

Age (years) 36.1 ± 11.6; range 18–56
Gender 16 (53.3%) female
Diabetes duration at recruitment (years) 16.5 ± 10.3; range 1–45
HbA1c - baseline (%; mmol/mol) 8.8 ± 1.9, range 5.4 – 12.7; 73 ± 20, range 36 – 115
 - 12 months (%; mmol/mol) 8.2 ± 2.0, range 6.0 – 14.1; 66 ± 22, range 42 – 131
Occupation (no. and% at recruitment)   
 - professional (health, education etc.) 9 (30%)  
 - semi-skilled 11 (36.7%)  
 - unskilled 6 (20%)  
 - student 3 (10%)  
 - unemployed 1 (3.3%)  
Interview participation at:   
 - First round 30 (100%)  
 - 6 months 28 (93.3%)  
 - 12 months 27 (90%)