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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the Intervention Group (IG) and of the Control Group (CG)

From: Effects of nutrition motivational intervention in patients affected by type 2 diabetes mellitus: a longitudinal study in Naples, South Italy

Variables IG CG
N. % N. %
Age 64 ± 5.57   65 ± 7.46  
Gender
 Males 47 68.1 108 51.4
 Females 22 31.9 102 48.6
Educational qualifications
 None 1 1.5 16 7.6
 Primary school 16 23.2 64 30.5
 Middle school 22 31.9 24 11.4
 High school diploma 23 33.3 72 34.3
 University degree 5 7.2 24 11.4
 No answer 2 2.9 10 4.8
Occupation
 Unemployed 3 4.3 6 2.8
 Housewife 18 26.1 54 25.7
 Pensioner 29 42.0 34 16.2
 Tradesman 5 7.2 24 11.4
 Office worker 9 13.1 72 34.3
 Self-employed 4 5.8 10 4.8
 No answer 1 1.5 10 4.8