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Table 3 The prevalence of peripheral neuropathy among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Jordan according to relevant socio-demographic, clinical and laboratory characteristics

From: Correction to: The prevalence and risk factors of peripheral neuropathy among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; the case of Jordan

Variables Peripheral neuropathy P value
Yes n = 396 No n = 607
Gender 0.137
 Male 201 (41.9) 279 (58.1)  
 Female 195 (37.3) 328 (62.7)  
Age (year) < 0.001
 < 50 23 (17.4) 109 (82.6)  
 50–69 269 (38.9) 423 (61.1)  
 ≥ 70 104 (58.1) 75 (41.9)  
Marital status 0.777
 Single/divorced/widowed 52 (40.6) 76 (59.4)  
 Married 344 (39.3) 531 (60.7)  
Working status < 0.001
 Unemployed 175 (50.9) 169 (49.1)  
 Employed 83 (29.6) 197 (70.4)  
 Retired 138 (36.4) 241 (63.6)  
Physical activity < 0.001
 Regular 29 (31.5) 63 (68.5)  
 Not regular 72 (25) 216 (75)  
 No physical activity 295 (47.4) 328 (52.6)  
Family history of diabetes 0.014
 Present 356 (41) 513(59)  
 Absent 40 (29.9) 94 (70.1)  
Regular visit to treating physicians < 0.001
 Yes 342 (37.3) 575 (62.7)  
 No 54 (62.8) 32 (37.2)  
Body mass index (kg/m2) 0.052
 Normal 32 (37.6) 53 (62.4)  
 Over weight 103 (34.1) 199 (65.9)  
 Obese 261 (42.4) 355 (57.6)  
Duration of diabetes (year) < 0.001
 < 5 29 (8.7) 304 (91.3)  
 5–11 139 (39) 217 (61)  
 ≥ 12 288 (72.6) 86 (27.4)  
Having hypertension < 0.001
 Yes 374 (43.5) 486 (56.5)  
 No 22 (15.4) 121 (84.6)  
Nephropathy < 0.001
 Yes 65 (69.1) 29 (30.9)  
 No 331 (36.4) 578 (63.6)  
Cardiovascular disease < 0.001
 Yes 210 (54.8) 173 (45.2)  
 No 186 (30) 434 (70)  
Dyslipidemia < 0.001
 Yes 381 (43) 505 (57)  
 No 15 (12.8) 102 (87.2)  
Retinopathy < 0.001
 Yes 132 (67.3) 64 (32.7)  
 No 264 (32.7) 543 (67.3)  
Type of treatment < 0.001
 Insulin only 77 (60.2) 51 (39.8)  
 Oral hypoglycemia agents only 120 (22.8) 407 (77.2)  
 Oral hypoglycemia agents and insulin 199 (57.2) 149 (42.8)  
HbA1c (%) < 0.001
 Controlled < 7% 96 (22.7) 326 (77.3)  
 Uncontrolled ≥ 7% 300 (51.6) 281 (48.4)