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Table 3 Correlation between knowledge, attitude, and practice scores with socioeconomic and clinical variables of the patients

From: Knowledge, attitude, and practice of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with regard to their disease: a cross-sectional study among Palestinians of the West Bank

Variable   Knowledge score Attitude score Practice score Age Monthly household income Time elapsed since diagnosis Fasting plasma glucose Postprandial plasma glucose HbA1c Body Mass Index
Knowledge score rho 0.34 0.46 −0.26 0.27 −0.19 −0.24 −0.18 −0.17 −0.13
p-value <  0.001 <  0.001 <  0.001 <  0.001 0.004 <  0.001 0.007 0.015 0.056
Attitude score rho 0.34 0.49 0.00 0.08 0.00 −0.24 −0.24 −0.14 −0.19
p-value <  0.001 <  0.001 0.958 0.221 0.997 <  0.001 <  0.001 0.048 0.005
Practice score rho 0.46 0.49 − 0.24 0.11 − 0.30 − 0.30 − 0.36 − 0.38 − 0.24
p-value <  0.001 <  0.001 <  0.001 0.116 <  0.001 <  0.001 <  0.001 <  0.001 <  0.001
  1. HbA1c Glycated hemoglobin