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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics and disease profile (n = 383)

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Al Kharj diabetic patients’ perception about diabetes mellitus using revised-illness perception questionnaire (IPQ-R)

  N %
Gender Male 187 48.8
Female 196 51.2
Diabetes medication OHA 220 57.4
Insulin with or without OHA 163 42.6
Chronic diseases No 218 56.9
Yes 165 43.1
Education Educated 308 80.4
Not educated 75 19.6
Marital status Single 117 30.5
Married 266 69.5
Employment status Employed 186 48.6
Unemployed 197 51.4