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Table 1 Baseline and anthropometric characteristics of study participants (n = 218)

From: Adherence of physicians to evidence-based management guidelines for treating type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in Ajman, United Arab Emirates

Variable Group Frequency Percentage
Sex Male 186 85.3
Female 32 14.7
Ethnicity Arab 89 40.8
Caucasian 3 1.4
Asian 123 56.4
African 3 1.4
Alcohol intake Yes 6 2.8
No 212 97.2
Smoking Yes 53 24.3
No 165 75.7
Duration of diabetes ≤1 29 13.3
mellitus (year) 2–5 66 30.3
610 67 30.7
≥11 56 25.7