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Table 3 The Relationship of Individual, Social, and Disease-dependent Variables With Knowledge and Practice

From: Diabetic foot care: knowledge and practice

VariableKnowledgePractice
Age, yrs.P = 0.72P = 0.71
GenderP = 0.0001P = 0.0001
Duration of diabetes (yrs.)P = 0.005P = 0.016
Place of residenceP = 0.003P = 0.0001
OccupationP = 0.0001P = 0.0001
Level of educationP = 0.0001P = 0.0001
Marital statusP = 0.65P = 0.14
Body mass index, kg/m2P = 0.88P = 0.33
Diabetic foot ulcerP = 0.04P = 0.5
History of hospital stayP = 0.007P = 0.14
History of amputationP = 0.02P = 0.5
Family history of diabetesP = 0.5P = 0.65
ComplicationsP = 0.02P = 0.14
Current smokerP = 0.14P = 0.5