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Table 3 Complications reported by patients due to diabetes mellitus

From: Knowledge and practice of patients with diabetes mellitus in Lebanon: a cross-sectional study

  Total Male Female P-value
N (%) N (%) N (%)  
Short-term complications
 Hypoglycemic episode 62 (30.2) 32 (26.9) 30 (34.9) 0.22
 Hyperglycemic episode 104 (50.7) 59 (49.6) 45 (52.3) 0.70
Long-term complications
 Blurry vision 76 (36.7) 51 (42.5) 25 (28.7) 0.04
 Proteinuria 32 (15.5) 25 (20.8) 7 (8.0) 0.01
 Renal problems 9 (4.3) 6 (5.0) 3 (3.4) 0.59
 Neuropathy 73 (35.3) 37 (30.8) 36 (41.4) 0.12
 Loss of sensation 19 (9.2) 10 (8.3) 9 (10.3) 0.62
 Foot ulcers 29 (14.0) 18 (15.0) 11 (12.6) 0.63