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Table 2 Characteristics of participants

From: A qualitative study of the cognitive behavioral intention of patients with diabetes in rural China who have experienced delayed diagnosis and treatment

CharacteristicNumber
Gender
 male5
 female8
Age
  30–392
 40–493
 50–592
 60–692
  ≥ 704
Educational level
 illiterate3
 primary school6
 junior high school2
 senior high school2
Marital status
 married9
 death of a spouse4
Confirmed time (years)
  < 32
 3–53
 6–103
  > 105
Delay of diagnosis and treatment (years)
 Delay of diagnosis (years)
   < 10
  1–52
   6–103
   > 101
 Delay of treatment (years)
   < 11
  1–53
  6–102
   > 101
Monthly family income
  < 500 RMB6
 500–999 RMB5
 1000–1999 RMB1
  ≥ 2000 RMB1