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Table 2 IFG and undiagnosed DM by socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants in Koladiba town of Dembia district, northwest Ethiopia, 2015

From: The prevalence of impaired fasting glucose and undiagnosed diabetes mellitus and associated risk factors among adults living in a rural Koladiba town, northwest Ethiopia

Parameter NFG (n = 336, % = 85.7) N % IFG (n = 47, % = 12) N % UDM (n = 9, % = 2.3) N %
Sex
 Male 142 (36.2) 23 (5.9) 8 (2)
 Female 194 (49.5) 24 (6.1) 1 (0.3)
Age
 20–29 99 (25.3) 6 (1.5) 1 (0.3)
 30–39 66 (16.8) 6 (1.5) 0 (0)
 40–49 51 (13) 13 (3.3) 3 (0.8)
 50–59 46 (11.7) 10 (2.6) 2 (0.5)
 >60 74 (18.9) 12 (3.1) 3 (0.8)
Occupation
 Employed 71 (18.1) 12 (3.1) 2 (0.5)
 Housewife 100 (25.5) 13 (3.3) 1 (0.3)
 Student 23 (5.9) 2 (0.5) 0 (0)
 Merchant 49 (12.5) 9 (2.3) 5 (1.3)
 Daily laborer 68 (17.3) 6 (1.5) 1 (0.3)
 Farmer 25 (6.4) 5 (1.3) 0 (0)
Marital status
 Married 196 (50) 31 (7.9) 8 (2)
 Single 55 (14) 5 (1.3) 0 (0)
 Divorced 42 (10.7) 3 (0.8) 0 (0)
 Widowed 38 (9.7) 8 (2) 1 (0.3)
 Separated 5 (1.3) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Educational status
 Not read and write 112 (28.6) 14 (3.6) 0 (0)
 Primary school 93 (23.7) 13 (3.3) 5 (1.3)
 Secondary school 96 (24.5) 16 (4.1) 3 (0.8)
 Higher education 35 (8.9) 4 (1) 1 (0.3)
Religion
 Orthodox christian 287 (73.2) 43 (11) 6 (1.5)
 Protestant christian 3 (0.8) 1 (0.3%) 0 (0)
 Muslim 46 (11.7) 3 (0.8%) 3 (0.8)
  1. IFG impaired fasting glucose, N/n number, NFG normal fasting glucose, UDM undiagnosed diabetes mellitus, % percent