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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of diabetic subjects with or without DPN

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

  DPN present DPN absent
Age (±SD) 62.1 ± 10.8 55.1 ± 10.8
Gender (%)
Male
Female
25 (30.9%)
56 (69.1%)
100 (39.1%)
156 (60.9%)
Sector of Residence (%)
Urban
Rural
20 (24.7%)
61 (75.3%)
84 (32.8%)
172 (67.2%)
Highest level of Education (%)
Primary
Secondary
Tertiary
32 (39.5%)
49 (60.5%)
0 (0.0%)
52 (20.3%)
192 (75.0%)
12 (4.7%)
Household monthly income (%)
< LKR 12,000
LKR 12,000 – 25,000
> LKR 25,000
71 (87.6%)
8 (9.9%)
2 (2.5%)
174 (68.0%)
51 (19.9%)
31 (12.1%)
  1. LKR - Sri Lankan Rupees.