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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of young adults who took part

From: What’s distressing about having type 1 diabetes? A qualitative study of young adults’ perspectives

  N = 35
Age (mean, SD) 26.9 (2.67)
Female 82.9%
Numbers of years has diabetes (mean, SD) 11.5 (5.6)
A1c (mean, SD) 7.95 (.76)/63 mmol
Number of blood tests per day (mean, SD) 4.47 (1.98)
On pump 26.5%
Educated to degree level 93.9%
Private health insurance 64% (only 28 interviewees answered this question)