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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study subjects in cases & controls.

From: Association of depression with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes among adults aged between 25 to 60 years in Karachi, Pakistan

Male to female ratio is 432(73%): 160(27%)
Characteristics Cases (n = 296) Controls (n = 296)
  n* (%) n* (%)
Marital status   
- Married 227 (76.69%) 251 (84.80%)
Family type   
- Nuclear family 207 (70.61%) 175 (59.12%)
- Extended family 87 (29.39%) 121 (40.88%)
Socioeconomic status   
- Lowest 91 (30.74%) 85 (28.72%)
- Middle 145 (48.99%) 165 (55.74%)
- Upper 60 (20.27%) 46 (15.54%)
Occupation   
- Salaried workers 29 (9.8%) 23 (7.77%)
- Daily wages laborer 31 (10.47%) 36 (12.16%)
- Not working 236 (79.73%) 237(80.07%)
House ownership   
- Shared accommodation 15 (5.07%) 11 (3.72%)
- On rent 122 (41.21%) 114 (38.51%)
- Own house 159 (53.72%) 171 (57.77%)
Illiterate 150 (50.68%) 160 (54.05%)
H/o smoking 21 (7.09%) 20 (6.76%)
H/o high cholesterol 16 (5.41%) 12 (4.05%)
H/o exercise 51 (17.23%) 35 (11.83%)
Past h/o depression 49 (16.55%) 41 (13.85%)
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