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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data of older home-dwelling people with diabetes (n=92)

From: Documented diabetes care among older people receiving home care services: a cross‐sectional study

Variable   Median (range)  
Age 83 (66 – 99)
  N (%)
Sex
 Men 43 (47)
 Women 49 (53)
Type of diabetes
 Type 1 9 (10)
 Type 2 44 (48)
 No information 39 (42)
Living arrangement
 Live alone 54 (59)
 Live with others (family/relatives) 38 (41)
Functional status
 Minor problems 32 (35)
 Moderate problems 48 (52)
 Severe problems 12 (13)
Cause of home nursinga
 Medicine administration 67 (73)
 Hygiene 57 (62
 Nutrition 22 (24)
 Observation 29 (32)
Diabetesrelated comorbiditiesa
 Cardiovascular disease 68 (74)
 Foot – ulcer 10 (11)
 Polyneuropathy 7 (8)
 Nephropathy 5 (5)
 Retinopathy 3 (3)
 Hypoglycaemia 17 (18)
 Hyperglycaemia 36 (39)
  1. a Due to multiple registrations pr. individual the total percentage exceeds 100%