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Table 1 Demographic data (n = 502)

From: Demographic and clinical predictors of health-related quality of life among people with type 2 diabetes mellitus living in northern Thailand: A cross-sectional study

VariablesFrequency (n = 502)
Age (mean ± SD)60.17 ± 10.70
Marital Status
 Living with partner366
Highest Qualification
 Elementary school (Primary school)331
 Secondary school (High school)79
 Diploma and over84
Employment Status
Earnings per month
 0–10,000 Baht/month365
 More than 10,001 Baht/month132
 Government worker22
 Private employee27
Diabetes therapy
 Oral medication318
 Combination of insulin and oral medication143
 Non pharmacologic treatment8
Clinical characteristicsMean (SD)
 Diabetes duration (years)9.87 ± 8.13
 HbA1c (mg %)7.78 ± 1.77
 BMI26.96 ± 5.57
 Presence of DFUs (n)41
  1. Abbreviation: DFU, diabetic foot ulcers; HbA1c, Glycosylated Haemoglobin A1c; BMI, Body Mass Index