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Table 6 Comparison of clinical parameters between persons with type 1 and those with type 2 DM

From: Insulin use, prescription patterns, regimens and costs.-a narrative from a developing country

Variable Type 1 Type 2 DM p
Insulin adherence 22 (71%) 101 (78.3%) 0.3
Self injection of insulin 30 (97%) 120 (93%) 0.7
Self blood glucose monitoring 19 (61%) 71 (55%) 0.5
Mean cost of insulin per month (NGN) 3664.5 (1606.3) 4745.7 (5210.1) 0.04
Mean cost of insulin per month (USD) 23.3 (10) 30.2 (33.2) 0.04
Hospitalization frequency for poor glucose control 25 (80.6%) 76 (58.9%) 0.02
  1. Proportion of persons with previous hospitalizations for poor glucose control.