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Table 2 Clinical and psychosocial characteristics of patients with diabetes mellitus attending outpatient department at Tirunesh Bejing General Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2019 (n = 403)

From: Prevalence of depression and its associated factors among patients with diabetes mellitus at Tirunesh-Beijing general hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

VariableCategoryFrequencyPercent
Type of DMType-I13232.8
Type-II27167.2
Age at diagnosis≤17184.5
18–3413433.3
35–4410325.6
45–548922.1
≥555914.6
Duration of DM (in year)≤827668.5
9–169022.3
≥17379.2
DM Rx regimeInsulin13633.7
Oral hypoglycemic23458.1
Insulin plus oral338.2
Duration of DM Rx (in year)≤828470.5
9–168320.6
≥17368.9
No. of prescribed medication administered per day≤337793.5
≥4266.5
compliant with medication’Yes36189.6
No4210.4
Reasons for non-compliance (n = 42)No money to buy it71.7
Drug side effect133.2
Others225.5
Ever Measured FBGYes34284.9
No6115.1
FBG level(in mg/dl)≤1007117.6
101–12513734
≥12613433.3
DM complicationYes13333
No27067
Physical disabilityYes133.2
No37693.3
Social SupportPoor11729
Intermidate12731.5
Strong15939.5
  1. Abbreviations: DM Diabetes Mellitus, DM RX Diabetes Mellitus Treatment, FBG Fasting Blood Glucose
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