Frequency Percent
Age (years):    
<50 51 49.5
  50- 23 22.3
  60+ 29 28.2
Range 21.0-77.0
Mean±SD 49.9±14.3
Sex:    
Male 57 55.3
Female 46 44.7
Marital status:    
Married 60 58.3
Single 26 25.2
Divorced/widow 17 16.5
Job status:    
Unemployed 54 52.4
Working 49 47.6
Duration of illness (years):    
<5 26 25.2
  5- 62 60.2
10+ 15 14.6
Positive family history 72 69.9
Smoking 47 45.6
Had previous diabetic coma 75 72.8
Table 1: Socio-demographic and medical history of patients in the study sample (n=103).