Table 1—

Demographic and clinical characteristics of interviewed patients

Men
Women
BaselineFollow-upBaselineFollow-up
n51456242
Age (years)22.4 ± 2.534.8 ± 2.721.5 ± 2.933.6 ± 3.0
Duration of diabetes (years)10.1 ± 5.222.1 ± 4.99.2 ± 5.321.3 ± 5.5
Marital status
 Single43 (84)14 (31)48 (77)12 (29)
 Married/cohabiting8 (16)29 (64)13 (20)27 (64)
 Divorced/separated02 (4)1 (2)3 (7)
 Children026 (58)025 (60)
Insulin regimen
 Once daily7 (14)1 (2)10 (16)1 (2)
 Twice daily36 (71)13 (29)42 (68)9 (21)
 Multiple injections6 (12)30 (67)10 (16)31 (74)
 Infusion2 (4)1 (2)01 (2)
 Units/kg0.82 ± 0.250.75 ± 0.170.83 ± 0.310.74 ± 0.22
BMI23.1 ± 2.625.9 ± 3.624.5 ± 4.627.1 ± 5.0
 Overweight (BMI >25 kg/m2)12 (25)21 (47)15 (25)15 (36)
 Obese (BMI >30 kg/m2)04 (9)4 (7)9 (21)
HbA1c (%)8.5 ± 1.78.6 ± 1.29.3 ± 2.48.7 ± 1.6
  • Data are n, means ± SD, or n (%).