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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

CharacteristicsN (%)
Gender
 Male100 (66.2)
 Female51 (33.8)
Ethnicity
 Malays93 (61.6)
 Chinese18 (11.9)
 Indians37 (24.5)
 Others3 (2.0)
Education Status
 Secondary education and below97 (64.2)
 Tertiary education54 (35.8)
Marital status
 Single13 (8.6)
 Married138 (91.4)
Hypertension
 Yes116 (76.8)
 No35 (23.2)
Asthma
 Yes16 (10.6)
 No135 (89.4)
Dyslipidaemia
 Yes91 (60.3)
 No60 (39.7)
Ischaemic geart disease
 Yes50 (33.1)
 No101 (66.9)
Smoking status
 Yes19 (12.6)
 No132 (87.4)
Diabetes education
 Yes51 (33.8)
 No100 (66.2)