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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: How to engage type-2 diabetic patients in their own health management: implications for clinical practice

Characteristics Number (N = 29) % Mean (DS) (range), year
Age    51 (8.3) (41–71)
Sex    
 Female 13 44.8  
 Male 16 52.2
Current treatment    
 Oral medication 16 52.2
 Insulin 13 44.8
Geographic origin    
 Northern Italy 10 34.5
 Central Italy 9 31
 Southern Italy 10 34.5
Living status   
 Living alone 3 10
 Married empty nest 14 48
 Married full nest 12 42
Educational status   
 Middle high school 9 31
 Higher school 13 45
 University 7 24
Work condition   
 Retired 12 42
 Employed 10 34
 Never employed 7 24