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Table 4 Distribution of participants’ diabetes practice response

From: Knowledge, attitude, practice and associated factors among patients with type 2 diabetes in Cotonou, Southern Benin

Practice Mean n %
When was your last eye exam? 0.18±0.38 54 18.00
Do you have a meal plan? 0.30±0.46 89 29.67
How many times a week do you examine your feet? 0.28±0.45 83 27.67
Have you glucometer? 0.20±0.40 61 20.33
Do you test your blood sugar? 0.52±0.50 155 52.01
How many days a week do you exercise? 0.35±0.48 106 35.33
How many main meals do you have daily? 0.86±0.35 257 85.67
Last year, how many times did you visit a doctor? 0.58±0.49 126 42.00
Do you smoke or drink alcohol? 0.75±0.43 205 75.09
Have you ever participated in a diabetes education class? 0.24±0.43 73 24.33
  1. Total mean (±SD) practice score (out of 10 total points)= 3.80±1.59
  2. % of patients ≥mean=46.67