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Table 2 Medical history and lifestyle risk factors of the sample (n = 195)

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

Factor Number (%)
Neuropathy 147 (75.4%)
Hypertension 131 (67.2%)
Hyperlipidaemia 107 (54.9%)
History of ulcer (Healed) 81 (41.5%)
Retinopathy 77 (39.5%)
History of amputation 64 (32.8%)
Angina/Infarct 47 (24.1%)
Nephropathy 43 (22.1%)
Renal Failure 26 (13.3%)
Claudication 22 (11.3%)
Cerebrovascular Accident 21 (10.8%)
Transient Ischaemic Attack 15 (7.7%)
Charcot Arthropathy 11 (5.6%)
Smoking  
Smoker 28 (14.5%)
Ex smoker 83 (42.6%)