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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the PLM T2DM population

From: Understanding preferences for type 2 diabetes mellitus self-management support through a patient-centered approach: a 2-phase mixed-methods study

Characteristic PLM sample (N = 294)
Age, mean (±SD), years 56.5 (±10.6)
Sex, n (%)  
 Male 105 (35.7 %)
 Female 189 (64.3 %)
Race, n (%)  
 White 245 (83.9 %)
 Black/African-American 21 (7.2 %)
 Mixed race 10 (3.4 %)
 Asian 5 (1.7 %)
 Native American 1 (1.0 %)
 Prefer not to say 10 (3.4 %)
Ethnicity, n (%)  
 Hispanic 10 (3.4 %)
Self-reporteda A1C, mean (±SD), % 7.04 (±1.6)
Educational level, n (%)  
 High-school degree or less 51 (17.8 %)
 Some college 129 (45.1 %)
 College graduate 65 (22.7 %)
 Postgraduate education 41 (14.3 %)
  1. A1C glycated hemoglobin A1c, SD standard deviation; a N = 146