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Table 3 Distribution of diabetes complications for the study population by sex

From: Association of dietary patterns with diabetes complications among type 2 diabetes patients in Gaza Strip, Palestine: a cross sectional study

Variables T2DM (n = 1200) Male (n = 482) Female (n = 718) P Value
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
High BP (≥130/85 mmHg) or treatment of previously diagnosed hypertension Yes 771 (64.25) 289 (37.4) 482 (62.6) 0.001
No 429 (35.75) 193 (45.0) 236 (55.0)
Eyes problems Yes 694 (57.8) 228 (32.9) 466 (67.1) 0.001
No 506 (42.1) 254 (50.2) 252 (49.8)
Kidney problems Yes 130 (10.8) 34 (26.2) 96 (73.8) 0.001
No 1070 (89.1) 448 (41.9) 622 (58.1)
Heart problems Yes 87 (7.25) 23 (26.4) 64 (73.6) 0.004
No 1113 (92.7) 459 (41.2) 654 (58.8)
Extremities problems Yes 264 (22.0) 109 (41.3) 155 (58.7) 0.362
No 936 (78.0) 373 (39.9) 563 (60.1)
Neurological problems Yes 1106 (92.1) 439 (39.7) 667 (60.3) 0.149
No 94 (7.83) 43 (45.7) 51 (54.3)
  1. Data are expressed as percentage for categorical variables. The chi-square test was used to examine differences in the prevalence of different categorical variable. P value less than 0.05 was considered as statistically significant