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Table 3 Duration of self-reported diabetes mellitus and diabetes care behaviors in Yazd by sex 2014–2015

From: Epidemiology of diabetes mellitus, pre-diabetes, undiagnosed and uncontrolled diabetes in Central Iran: results from Yazd health study

 GenderTotalP-value
MaleFemale
Num.Percent (95%CI)Num.Percent (95% CI)Num.Percent (95% CI)
Duration of diabetes mellitus (years)
 <  1396.6 (4.9–8.9)689.1 (7.3–11.4)1078.0 (6.7–9.6)0.110
 1–29215.6 (12.9–18.7)13818.5 (15.9–21.5)23017.2 (15.3–19.4)
 3–410217.3 (14.4–20.5)13918.7 (16.0–21.6)24118.1 (16.1–20.2)
 5–610117.1 (14.3–20.4)10814.5 (12.2–17.7)20915.7 (13.8–17.7)
 = > 725843.4 (39.4–47.4)74439.1 (35.7–42.7)54741.0 (38.4–43.7)
Type of medication
 Food regimen193.8 (2.5–5.9)335.6 (4.0–7.8)524.8 (3.7–6.3)0.017
 Traditional71.4 (0.6–2.9)223.8 (2.5–5.6)292.7 (1.9–3.8)
 Oral drug33567.8 (63.6–71.8)39367.2 (63.3–70.9)72867.5 (64.6–70.2)
 Insulin9619.4 (16.2–23.1)11219.1 (16.2–22.5)20819.3 (17.0–21.7)
 I don’t take medication377.5 (5.5–10.1)254.3 (2.9–6.2)625.7 (4.5–7.3)
Do you take medication regularly for diabetes?
 Yes45684.1 (80.8–86.9)56184.0 (81.0–86.6)101784.0 (81.9–86.0)0.943
 No8615.9 (13.0–19.2)10716.0 (13.4–18.9)19316.0 (14.0–18.1)
When was the last time you visited your doctor?
 3–6 months41576.1 (72.2–79.5)52576.3 (72.9–79.3)94076.2 (73.8–78.5)0.789
 7–12 months7814.3 (11.6–17.5)10515.3 (12.8–18.1)18314.8 (13.0–16.9)
 2–3 years325.9 (4.2–8.2)385.5 (4.0–7.5)705.7 (4.5–7.1)
 4–10 years81.5 (0.7–2.9)111.6 (0.9–2.8)191.5 (0.9–2.4)
 = > 10 years122.2 (1.3–3.8)91.3 (0.7–2.5)211.7 (0.1–2.6)
Which specialist doctor did you visit?
 General physician18331.8 (28.1–35.7)24433.7 (30.3–37.2)42732.8 (30.3–35.5)0.604
 Internal medicine27347.5 (43.4–51.6)32444.7 (41.1–48.3)59745.9 (43.2–48.6)
 Endocrinologist11920.7 (17.6–24.2)15721.7 (18.8–24.8)27621.2 (19.1–23.5)
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