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Table 1 Prevalence of diabetes mellitus among women and men according to socio-demographic characteristics

From: Prevalence of diabetes mellitus among non institutionalized elderly in Monastir City

  Male   Female  
  n % n %
Age (years)     
 <70 19/57 33.3 54/170 31.7
 70-74 16/53 30.1 22/89 24.7
 75-79 14/52 27.2 14/70 20.0
 ≥80 10/40 25.0 15/67 22.3
p-value 0.8   0.1  
Administrative area     
 - Urban 54/169 32.5 97/347 27.9
 - Rural 5/33 15.1 8/49 16.3
p-value <0.01   0.1  
Education     
 - <Primary 42/153 27.4 99/379 26.1
 -Primary or higher 17/49 34.6 6/17 35.2
p-value 0.1   0.6  
Marital status     
 - Married(e) 55/184 29.8 48/175 27.4
 - Single 4/18 22.2 57/221 25.7
p-value 0.6   0.7