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Table 3 Biochemical parameters of the study participants in TASH, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2021

From: Evaluation of glycemic control and related factors among outpatients with type 2 diabetes at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Parameters Category Frequency (%)
HbA1c level, median (IQR)   8.4% (6.8–10.1)
FBS (mg/dL)  < 130 136 (41.8)
 ≥ 130 189 (58.2)
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)  < 200 259 (79.7)
 ≥ 200 66 (20.3)
Triglyceride (mg/dL)  < 150 210 (64.6)
 ≥ 150 115 (35.4)
HDL-C (mg/dL) M: ≥ 40, F: ≥ 50 171 (52.6)
M: < 40, F: < 50 154 (47.4)
LDL-C (mg/dL)  < 130 211 (64.9)
 ≥ 130 114 (35.1)
Urea (mg/dL) 10-50 308 (94.8)
 > 50 17 (5.2)
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.5-1.2 297 (91.4)
 > 1.2 28 (8.6)
  1. HDL-C High-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol