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Table 5 Characteristics of the Khuzestan study participants with diabetes who had Body Mass Index (BMI) less than 25 kg/m2

From: Prevalence and determinants of diabetes and prediabetes in southwestern Iran: the Khuzestan comprehensive health study (KCHS)

Variable   Number (%)
People with diabetes and BMI < 25 kg/m2   893
Sex Male 445 (49.8%)
Female 448 (50.2%)
Age (years) 20–34.9 99 (11.1%)
35–49.9 248 (27.8%)
50–65 545 (61.1%)
Waist circumference (cm) < 90 561 (62.8%)
≥90 332 (37.2%)
Hypertension No 574 (64.3%)
Yes 319 (35.7%)
Diabetes family history No 463 (51.9%)
Yes 429 (48.1%)
Education Illiterate 309 (34.6%)
Elementary 396 (44.4%)
Secondary 161 (18.1%)
Higher education 26 (2.9%)
Cigarette smoking Never 725 (82.1%)
Ever 158 (17.9%)
Hookah smoking Never 843 (94.7%)
Ever 47 (5.3%)
Opium use Never 842 (94.7%)
Ever 47 (5.3%)
Alcohol use Never 869 (97.6%)
Ever 2 (2.4%)
Marital Status Single 127 (14.3%)
Married 760 (85.7%)
Residence Urban 637 (71.8%)
Rural 250 (28.2%)
Wealth index Q1 265 (29.9%)
Q2 228 (25.7%)
Q3 223 (25.2%)
Q4 170 (19.2%)