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Table 1 Demographics and comorbidities of type II diabetic patients

From: Herbal medicine from the perspective of type II diabetic patients and physicians: what is the relationship?

VariablesOverall (n, %)Herbal medicine use (n)
Yes (n = 203)No (n = 95)
Sex
 Male128 (43)8048
 Female170 (57)12347
Age
 18–4544 (14.8%)31131
 46–60153 (51.3%)11241
 61–7590 (30.2%)5436
 More than 7511 (3.7%)65
Educational status
 Illiterate100 (33.6%)6535
 Primary77 (25.8%)5621
 Intermediate35 (11.7%)2411
 High school35 (11.7%)2312
 University/college51 (17.1%)3516
Comorbidities
 Hypo/hypertension155 (55.8%)10748
 Heart disease47 (16.9%)3215
 Other76 (27.3%)4927
Duration of disease
 Less than 1 year11 (3.7)74
 1–5 year63 (21.1)4023
 6–9 year56 (18.8)4412
 10 years and more168 (56.4)11256