Table 1: Comparison of the distribution of hyperglycaemic emergencies by demographic parameters.
Parameter DKA
n= 29
HHNK
n=53
NNHS
n=13
Mixed
n=10
X2 df P
Age Group
(Years)
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
60-69
70-79
80-89
9
4
3
7
5
1
0
0
4
8
13
17
8
3
0
2
1
5
3
1
1
0
2
0
3
2
2
1
35.21 18 0.01
Sex
Male
Female
13
16
25
28
8
5
7
3
2.76 3 0.43
Marital Status
Single
Married
Divorced
Widow/Widower
8
16
0
5
2
42
0
9
1
10
1
1
1
7
0
2
18.89 9 0.03
Level Of Education
No Education
Primary
Secondary
Tertiary
1
5
12
11
4
16
19
14
1
3
2
5
1
3
3
3
4.81 9  0.85
Smoking
Yes
No
2
27
5
48
0
13
0
10
2.29 3 0.51
Alcohol Use
Yes
No
28
1
53
0
0
13
0
10
2.30 3 0.52
DKA = Diabetic ketoacidosis, HHNK= Hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic non ketotic state, NNHS = Normoosmolar non ketotichyperglycaemic state, Mixed DKA/HHNK= Mixed diabetic ketoacidosis hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar non ketotic state, DM = Diabetes mellitus, X2 = chi-square, df = degree of freedom, p = p-value