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Table 3 Type 2 diabetes patients’ general characteristics

From: Evaluating quality of care for patients with type 2 diabetes using electronic health record information in Mexico

Characteristics FMC A FMC B FMC C FMC D Total
  n = 7184% n = 6671% n = 7256% n = 4019% n = 25130%
Female sex 59.3 57.8 58.6 58.2 58.5
Age, years, mean (standard deviation) 62.9 (12.9) 64.3 (12.8) 61.8 (12.8) 58.5 (12.4) 62.3 (12.9)
Age groups      
<30 years 0.6 0.3 0.7 0.9 0.6
30–39 years 3.4 3.1 4.0 5.2 3.8
40–49 years 11.2 9.7 12.6 16.8 12.1
50–59 years 23.8 21.0 24.4 31.2 24.4
60–69 years 28.3 29.6 29.5 26.0 28.6
≥70 years 32.7 36.3 28.8 19.9 30.5
Schooling      
Illiterate 16.1 7.5 14.9 9.5 12.4
Primary school 24.3 17.6 37.7 26.9 26.8
Secondary school 11.9 11.5 14.3 10.6 12.3
High school 14.8 17.5 10.4 5.3 12.7
University degree 8.0 12.4 4.3 1.3 7.0
Missing data 0.9 33.5 18.3 46.4 28.7
Marital status      
Married or partnership 48.3 39.8 54.5 38.0 46.2
Single or divorced 11.9 12.6 7.9 4.5 9.7
Widow 14.2 12.8 2.9 7.1 13.0
Missing data 25.6 34.7 22.3 50.4 31.0
Employment status      
Housewife 32.7 26.1 35.3 17.7 29.3
Employed 19.3 16.3 19.6 12.6 17.5
Unemployed 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.2
Retired 11.9 12.0 11.4 3.1 10.4
Missing data 36.0 45.4 33.6 66.2 42.6
Insurance status      
Subscriber 24.0 25.9 20.6 22.4 23.3
Dependent 76.0 74.1 79.4 77.6 76.7
  1. Source: Family medicine clinics 2009 electronic health record information.