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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Illness beliefs and the sociocultural context of diabetes self-management in British South Asians: a mixed methods study

   (n) %
Total sample   67 100
Gender Male 36 54
  Female 31 46
Age (mean = 61.0, SD = 12.5)    
Employment In paid work 18 27
Retired 28 42
Other 21 31
Marital status Married or in civil partnership 54 81
Other 13 19
Sub ethnic groups Indian 43 64
Pakistani 21 31
Bangladeshi 2 3
Other (Nepalese) 1 2
Total no of conditions One or more condition 11 16
Two or more conditions 56 84
Duration of diabetes 0 to 5 years 14 21
5 to 10 year 19 28
10 years + 34 51
Diabetes Type Type 1 8 12
Type 2 59 88
Number of cohabitants No cohabitants 2 5
(Social networks survey interview only) One or more co-habitant 35 95