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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants

From: ‘Change means sacrificing a good life’: perceptions about severity of type 2 diabetes and preventive lifestyles among people afflicted or at high risk of type 2 diabetes in Iganga Uganda

Characteristic No (%)
Sex:  
Males 48 (50%)
Females 48 (50%)
Location of residence:  
Rural 48 (50%)
Peri-urban 48 (50%)
Age-group:  
35-39 32 (33%)
40-44 24 (25%)
45-49 18 (19%)
50-54 12 (13%)
55-60 10 (10%)
Main occupation:  
Subsistence farmer 60 (62%)
Trader 18 (19%)
Mechanic/Mason 11 (12%)
Formal/Salaried 07 (07%)
Highest level of education:  
None 19 (20%)
Lower Primary 20 (21%)
Higher Primary 35 (36%)
Secondary 17 (18%)
Tertiary 05 (05%)