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Table 1 Patient characteristics, DSMP scores and Cronbach´s alpha

From: Translation and validation of diabetes self-management profile (DSMP) into Brazilian Portuguese language: first instrument to assess type 1 diabetes self-management in a pediatric population

Patient characteristics  
Gender Female = 54.9%  
Age (mean ± SD) 11.3 ± 3.2 years old  
Diabetes duration (mean ± SD) 6.2 ± 3.2 years  
Insulin regimen 58.8% Conventional/41.2% flexible  
Caregiver responder Mother = 84%  
Family income (mean ± SD) USD 15,682 ± 11,220  
HbA1c (median) 9.0% (8–11)  
HbA1c according to the age (median) <11 years = 8.0% (8–9)/≥ 11 years = 10.0% (9–11)  
HbA1c according to insulin regimen (median) Flexible = 8.0% (8-10)/Conventional = 10.0% (8–11)   
DSMP scores (maximum score) (Median) Cronbach's alpha
Total (77) 49.5 (39.0–57.0) 0.79
Subscales
 Exercise (12) 6.0 (3.0–0.0) 0.73
 Hypoglycemia (10) 7.0 (6.0–9.0) 0.37
 Diet (17) 9.0 (7.0–12.0) 0.47
 Blood glucose testing (24) 18.0 (14.0–21.0) 0.67
 Insulin (16) 9.0 (6.0–12.0) 0.44