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Table 2 Family members’ variables and measurement tools used at each data collection time point

From: Family-based intervention for patients with type 2 diabetes via WeChat in China: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Variable Measurement tools/questions Baseline 6 mth 12 mth
Demographic measures Sex, age, ethnicity, education level, job, health insurance, marital status, annual income, relationship with patients   
Health status Family history, chronic disease   
Family support and knowledge of diabetes Family support (DFBC), diabetes-related knowledge, source of diabetes-related knowledge