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Table 2 Characteristics of the diabetes patients (%)

From: Health-related quality of life in diabetic patients and controls without diabetes in refugee camps in the Gaza strip: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Male N = 104 Female N = 93 p-value Chi-square
Type of diabetes    0.75
   Type 1 7.2 8.1  
   Type 2 92.8 91.9  
Duration of diabetes (since first diagnosis)    0.23
   < 1 year 8.2 3.8  
   2–5 years 34.1 31.7  
   6–10 years 33.7 39.8  
   > 10 years 24.0 24.7  
Complications    <0.001
   None 58.7 30.1  
   Major one    
Retinopathy 10.6 17.7  
Nephropathy 3.8 9.7  
Neuropathy 4.3 9.7  
Diabetic foot 4.8 12.9  
   Two or more 17.8 19.9  
Treatment for diabetes    0.014
   Pills 54.8 51.1  
   Insulin 15.9 18.8  
   Pills + Insulin 16.8 25.3  
   Diet only 12.5 4.8