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Table 2 Distribution of IFG and type 2 diabetes, undiagnosed diabetes and untreated diabetes overall, by gender and by milieu (n = 7700)

From: Prevalence of diabetes in Northern African countries: the case of Tunisia

  Urban Rural Urban vs. Rural National
  n %1 n %1 p-value2 n %1
Men        
 T2D 345 18.9 138 10.2 < 0.001 519 16.1
 Impaired FG 121 6.5 76 5.5 32 6.2
 Undiagnosed T2D3 329 53.3 135 60.7 0.23 464 54.8
 Untreated T2D4 146 9.9 55 8.4 0.75 201 9.6
Women        
 T2D 419 16.6 179 9.2 < 0.001 631 14.1
 Impaired FG 154 6.1 89 4.6 251 5.6
 Undiagnosed T2D3 421 47.2 172 47.2 0.99 593 47.2
 Untreated T2D4 226 13.7 90 12.9 0.87 316 13.5
Both genders        
 T2D 778 17.7 320 9.7 < 0.001 116 15.1
 Impaired FG 277 6.3 165 5.0 454 5.9
 Undiagnosed T2D3 750 50.4 307 53.9 0.43 1057 51.1
 Untreated T2D4 372 11.9 145 11.0 0.81 517 11.7
  1. 1- Weighted percentage.
  2. 2- p-value for urban vs. rural.
  3. 3- % of diabetes cases not diagnosed prior to the survey: n is total number of observed diabetes cases.
  4. 4- % of untreated diabetes cases: n is number of diabetes cases diagnosed prior to the survey and for which treatment information (regarding insulin and/or oral hypoglycemic drugs) was available.