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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and prevalence of Distal Peripheral Neuropathy among patients with newly diagnosed and established diabetes

From: The prevalence, patterns and predictors of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in a developing country

  Diabetes status
  Non-diabetic
(n = 3943)
Newly diagnosed
(n = 191)
Established
(n = 337)
Mean age (±SD) 44.9 ± 15.0 51.4 ± 13.5 56.8 ± 11.2
Gender (%)
Male
1572 (39.8%) 72 (37.7%) 125 (37.1%)
Female 2377 (60.2%) 119 (62.3%) 212 (62.9%)
DNS score (%) 3123 (79.2%)
488 (12.4%)
175 (4.4%)
102 (2.6%)
55 (1.4%)
136 (71.2%)
29 (15.2%)
14 (7.3%)
9 (4.7%)
3 (1.6%)
138 (40.9%)
73 (21.7%)
54 (16.0%)
49 (14.5%)
23 (6.8%)
TCSS categories
No neuropathy (0–5)
Mild neuropathy (6–8)
Moderate neuropathy (9–11)
Severe neuropathy (>11)
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
256 (76.0%)
56 (16.6%)
24 (7.1%)
1 (0.3%)
  1. * NA – Not applicable.