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Table 2 Characteristics of participants

From: The LMC Skills, Confidence & Preparedness Index (SCPI): development and evaluation of a novel tool for assessing self-management in patients with diabetes

Variable Statistic
Gender: n (%)
 Male 62 (51.7)
 Female 58 (48.3)
Age: mean (SD) 55.77 (12.76)
Duration since diagnosis: mean (SD)f 14.91 (8.45)
Type of diabetes: n (%)e
 Type 1 20 (18.2)
 Type 2 90 (81.8)
HbA1c: mean (SD) 9.47 (1.27)
Level of education: n (%)a
 Attended secondary school 17 (14.2)
 Completed secondary school 21 (17.5)
 College or technical diploma 20 (16.7)
 Attended University 7 (5.8)
 Completed University 21 (17.5)
Ethnicity: n (%)b
 Caucasian 71 (59.2)
 South Asian 14 (11.7)
 African 11 (9.2)
 East/South East Asian 4 (3.3)
 Caribbean 4 (3.3)
 Other (Oceania, Arab, First Nations) 4 (3.3)
Average scores on tools: mean (SD)
 SCPI (min-max scores: 1-10) 6.5 (1.50)
 MK (min-max scores: 0-100) 70 (17.3)
 DE (min-max scores: 1-5)c 3.7 (0.68)
 BTC (min-max scores: 0-14)d 8.5 (1.77)
 PHQ9 (min-max scores: 1-27) 8.8 (7.44)
  1. SD Standard deviation
  2. a34 missing; b7 missing; c1 missing; d 6 missing; e 10 missing; f 13 missing