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Table 2 Patient characteristics

From: Assessing self-management in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 in Germany: validation of a German version of the Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities measure (SDSCA-G)

Variable  
Gender (N = 306)  
Male 180 (58.8%)
Female 126 (41.2%)
Age in years (N = 308)  
Mean ± SD, range 71.58 ± 9.17, 44.0-91.0
Treatment with insulin (N = 298)  
No 198 (66.4%)
Yes 100 (33.6%)
DMP participation (N = 268)  
No 97 (36.2%)
Yes 171 (63.8%)
Additional chronic diseases a (N = 315)  
Hypertension 233 (74.0%)
Coronary heart disease 149 (47.3%)
Arthrosis/rheumatoid arthritis 137 (43.5%)
Chronic back pain 108 (34.3%)
Asthma/chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 54 (17.1%)
Chronic renal disease 40 (12.6%)
Depression 39 (12.3%)
Others 25 (7.9%)
Cancer 24 (7.6%)
Chronic dermatitis/allergy 22 (7.0%)
Chronic gastrointestinal disease 20 (6.3%)
Anxiety disorder 12 (3.8%)
Parkinson’s disease 7 (2.2%)
Migration background b (N = 308)  
No 264 (85.7%)
Yes, first generation migrant 38 (12.3%)
Yes, second generation migrant 6 (1.9%)
Yes, third generation migrant 0 (0.0%)
  1. SD: standard deviation.
  2. aAdditional chronic diseases are patient reported.
  3. bMigration status and migration generation was assessed based on algorithm provided in [27].