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Table 3 Distribution of self-care behaviour by wealth quintile

From: Inequalities and factors associated with adherence to diabetes self-care practices amongst patients at two public hospitals in Gauteng, South Africa

Variable Wealth Index quintiles (%)
1 2 3 4 5 Overall
Dietary diversity 47% 65% 67% 64% 71% 62%
Medication adherence 74% 72% 57% 63% 67% 67%
Exercise 4% 7% 11% 11% 17% 9%
SMBG 90% 92% 92% 93% 95% 92%
Non-Smoking 91% 88% 83% 83% 81% 85%
Limited alcohol consumption 97% 99% 99% 100% 98% 99%