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Table 1 Characteristics of study population

From: The association between foot-care self efficacy beliefs and actual foot-care behaviour in people with peripheral neuropathy: a cross-sectional study

Variable n = 96
Male sex (%) 76
Age (years) 64.49 (± 10.73)
Diabetes type (type 2%) 90
Diabetes duration (years) 15.89 (± 11.54)
Education (%)  
Completed primary school 6.3
Undertook some secondary school 80.1
Completed secondary school* 6.3
Undertook some university 2.1
Completed undergraduate university degree 3.1
Completed postgraduate university degree 2.1
Living arrangement (%)  
   Spouse/partner/friends 72
   Alone 28
History of foot pathology (%) 70
FCCS score 41.13 (± 10.71)
Preventative behaviour score 0.57 (± 0.14)
Potentially damaging behaviour score 0.20 (± 0.09)
  1. Data are means (± standard deviations), unless otherwise stated
  2. *In Australia, secondary school is generally completed at around 18 years of age, after 12 years of schooling.