Type 2 DM (n=100) n (%) Control (n=100) n (%)    

 

 

Statistical test

 

 

Gender

 

 

χ2=0.02

χ2=0.02

Female

50 (50%)

51(50.5%)

 

 

Male

50 (50%)

49(49.5%)

 

 

Marital status

 

 

χ2=0.02

0.217

Married

88 (88%)

94(94%)

 

 

Single/ Other

12(12%)

6 (6%)

 

 

Education    

χ2=0.02

0.001
No formal education 30(30%)      
Primary school 39 (39%)      
High school or higher 31 (31%)      
Economic status    

χ2=0.02

<0.001
<404 YTL 9 (9%) 2 (2%)    
404–807 47 (47%) 17(17%)    
≥807 44 (44%) 81(81%)    
  Mean ± S.D.

Mean ± S.D

   

Mean age

55.7 ± 7.14

53.9 ± 7.44

t= 1.65

0.099

χ2: chi-square test; t: Student’s t-test
Table 1: Sociodemographic characteristics of the study groups.