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Table 1 Socio-demographic and characteristics of study participants (N = 151)

From: Psychometric properties of the Malay version of the Diabetes Empowerment Scale among Hospital Serdang type 2 diabetes mellitus patients using exploratory factor analysis

Characteristics N (%)
Gender
 Male 100 (66.2)
 Female 51 (33.8)
Ethnicity
 Malays 93 (61.6)
 Chinese 18 (11.9)
 Indians 37 (24.5)
 Others 3 (2.0)
Education Status
 Secondary education and below 97 (64.2)
 Tertiary education 54 (35.8)
Marital status
 Single 13 (8.6)
 Married 138 (91.4)
Hypertension
 Yes 116 (76.8)
 No 35 (23.2)
Asthma
 Yes 16 (10.6)
 No 135 (89.4)
Dyslipidaemia
 Yes 91 (60.3)
 No 60 (39.7)
Ischaemic geart disease
 Yes 50 (33.1)
 No 101 (66.9)
Smoking status
 Yes 19 (12.6)
 No 132 (87.4)
Diabetes education
 Yes 51 (33.8)
 No 100 (66.2)