HBA1c <7 HBA1c ≥ 7 P-value
Mean SD Mean SD  
Knowledge of diabetes test 7.5 1.9 7.4 1.9 0.297
Positive attitude toward diabetes 6.9 2.8 6.7 2.8 0.281
Negative attitude toward diabetes 20.0 5.1 20.4 5.0 0.469
Perceived family and friend support 44.3 5.2 43.4 5.0 0.062
Long term benefit 20.3 3.9 2.3 4.4 0.861
Self care adherence 13.4 2.4 13.7 2.9 0.235
Table 3: The difference in the means scores of knowledge of diabetes scale, attitude toward diabetes scale, perceived family and friends support scale, benefits of treatment scale, and adherence with health regimens scale between patients according to their glycemic control.