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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of research participants

From: Charcot arthropathy of the diabetic foot in a sub-Saharan tertiary hospital: a cross-sectional study

  Mean (± SD) Frequency (N = 100) Percentage
Age in years 51.3 (12.6)   
Duration of diabetes in years 12.8 (5.9)   
Body Mass Index 27.6 (5.2)   
HbA1c (%) 6.7 (2.4)   
Range of ages in years
 < 30 4.0 4
 30–39 9.0 9
 40–49 33.0 33
 ≥ 50 54.0 54
Sex
 Male 21.0 21
 Female 79.0 79
Educationa
 Primary and below 62.0 62
 Secondary and above 38.0 38
Body Mass Index
 Underweight 3.0 3
 Normal 33.0 33
 Overweight 33.0 33
 Obese 31.0 31
Diabetes duration
 ≤ 10 years 57.0 57
 > 10 years 43.0 43
Foot clinical assessment
 History of foot surgery 3.0 3
 History of foot trauma 6.0 6
 Peripheral neuropathy 27.0 27
Acute Charcot 4.0 4
  1. Educationa: (Primary = 61, None = 1) and (Secondary = 33, University = 5)