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Table 1 Characteristics of people with type 2 diabetes (n = 3,090)

From: Factors associated with psychological and behavioral functioning in people with type 2 diabetes living in France

  n (%)
Female 1,405 (45.5%)
Age (mean ± sd) 63.9 ± 10.4
Living alone 780 (25.6%)
Education level   
   Less than high school 1,611 (60.6%)
   High school 802 (30.2%)
   University 245 (9.2%)
   Missing 432  
Current professional activity   
   Employed 514 (16.8%)
   Retired 2,084 (68.0%)
   Other 466 (15.2%)
Country of birth   
   France 2,468 (79.9%)
   North Africa 335 (10.8%)
   Europe 143 (4.6%)
   Other country 144 (4.7%)
Diabetes duration (mean ± sd) 11.2 ± 9.5
   0-4 years 868 (29.7%)
   5-9 years 575 (19.7%)
   10-19 years 866 (29.6%)
   20 years and more 615 (21.0%)
Diabetes treatment   
   Oral hypoglycemic agents 2,565 (83.0%)
   Insulin 307 (9.9%)
   Insulin & Oral hypoglycemic agents 218 (7.1%)
DIABETES COMPLICATIONS   
At least one severe hypoglycemic episode 300 (10.0%)
At least one macrovascular complication a 589 (19.5%)
At least one microvascular complication b 341 (11.8%)
  1. ENTRED 2001
  2. a Presence of myocardial infarction, angina or heart arteries surgery
  3. b Presence of foot ulcer, amputation, eye vision loss, dialysis or kidney transplantation