Management of diabetes Aspects Age N Mean SD F  Sig
Understanding role & responsibility 40-44 19 4.37 .76 .01 .99
  45-49 82 4.38 1.05    
  50-55 99 4.35 .93    
Understanding recommended health regimes 40-44 19 5.32 .89 .46 .63
  45-49 82 5.56 1.24    
  50-55 99 5.60 1.14    
Confidence in preventing & reducing further health problems 40-44 19 8.37 1.12 3.33 .04
  45-49 82 8.85 1.57    
  50-55 99 8.30 1.42    
Adopting new behaviour 40-44 19 8.74 .99 .31 .74
  45-49 82 8.49 1.47    
  50-55 99 8.47 1.33    
Table 6: Effect of participants’ age on management of diabetes.