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Table 1 Characteristics of the study subjects (n = 122)

From: Ocular knowledge and practice among type 2 diabetic patients in a tertiary care hospital in Bangladesh

Variables n (%)
Age (yrs)
  ≤ 45 10 (8.2)
 46–65 91 (74.6)
  > 65 21 (17.2)
Mean ± SD 57.57 ± 8.76
Gender
 Male 67 (55)
 Female 55 (45)
Religion
 Muslim 116 (97)
 Hindu 4 (3)
Marital Status
 Married 119 (98)
 Unmarried 3 (2)
level of Education
 Primary to Secondary 47 (38)
 Higher Secondary-Graduate & above 75 (62)
Occupation
 Unemployed 66 (54)
 Employed 56 (46)
Socio-economic status (BDT*)
 Low income (≤10,000) 47 (38.5)
 Middle income (10001–20,000) 39 (32)
 High income (>20,000) 36 (29.5)
Duration of diabetes (yrs)
 Mean ± SD 9.75 ± 3.15
Diabetes status
 Controlled Group 48 (39)
 Uncontrolled Group 74(61)
  1. Results are expressed number (percentage) and mean ± SD; *BDT = Bangladeshi Taka