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Table 2 Knowledge of Risk Factors, Prevention, Control and Complications of T2DM (n = 318)

From: Diabetes knowledge and utilization of healthcare services among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Dhaka, Bangladesh

  Risk Factors Prevention Control Complications
Genetic Obesity Less PA Balanced Diet Increased PA Balanced Diet Increasing PA Balanced Diet Eye Problems Kidney Problems
Frequency (%) 137 (43) 79 (25) 86 (27) 93 (29) 188 (59) 157 (49) 229 (72) 224 (70) 170 (54) 195 (61)
Gender 0.453 0.022* 0.001* 0.651 0.001* 0.075 0.704 0.005* 0.010* 0.018*
Age 0.245 0.918 0.302 0.624 0.115 0.842 0.316 0.975 0.836 0.005*
Education 0.049* 0.309 0.000* 0.010* 0.008* 0.006* 0.000* 0.351 0.009* 0.006*
Family Income 0.066 0.020* 0.036* 0.245 0.048* 0.001* 0.001* 0.209 0.098 0.030*
  1. Note: Chi square test has been done
  2. *values are significant (p < 0 .05)
  3. PA, physical activity