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Table 3 Summary results of different types of self–care practices with diabetes

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

Practice related variables Percentage (%)
Monitor blood glucose
 Daily 10 (8)
 Weekly 18 (15)
 Monthly 45 (37)
 Never 49 (40)
Blood pressure monitor
 Daily 12 (10)
 Weekly 4 (3)
 Monthly 49 (40)
 Never 57 (47)
Adherence to medication
 Regular 53 (43)
 Irregular 69 (57)
Visiting an eye specialist  
 Every 6–12 months 13 (11)
 Every year 45 (37)
 Felt problem with vision 64 (52)
  1. Results are expressed as number (%)