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Table 1 Demographics of the sample

From: Characteristics of diabetic foot ulcers in Western Sydney, Australia

Variable Total participants
Age (median years, IQR), n = 195 67 (56-76)
Gender, Male, no. (%), n = 195 129 (66.2%)
Height (median metres, IQR), n = 129 1.7 (1.6-1.8)
Weight (median kg, IQR), n = 132 84.5 (70.3-101.0)
BMI (median kg/m2, IQR), n = 122 28 (25.2-34.1)
BMI category*, no. (%), n = 121  
Underweight 4 (3.3%)
Normal 23 (19%)
Overweight 43 (35.5%)
Obese 36 (29.8%)
Morbidly Obese 15 (12.4%)
Socioeconomic# (median score, IQR), n = 193 996 (897-1022)
Nationality, no. (%), n = 195  
Australian born 99 (50.8%)
Born overseas 96 (49.2%)
Marital Status, no. (%), n = 195  
Married or De Facto 114 (58.5%)
Widowed 25 (12.8%)
Single 55 (28.2%)
Other 1 (0.5%)
Duration of DM (median years, IQR), n = 165 17 (11-25)
  1. *Overweight was defined as BMI 25.0-29.9 kg/m2; Obese was defined as BMI 30.0-39.9 kg/m2; Morbidly Obese was defined as BMI > 40.0 kg/m2.
  2. #Australia Bureau Statistics postcode score.
  3. IQR: 25th to 75th percentile.