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Table 1 Mean score of diabetes foot self-care by demographic variables

From: Psychometric evaluation of the Farsi version of the diabetes foot self-care bahavior scale

Variable Number Percent Mean Score
Gender
 Male 190 38 18.65 ± 4.72
 Female 310 62 19.22 ± 4.81
Educational Level
 Illiterate 92 18.4 17.25 ± 3.77
 Elementary/Junior high school 105 21 17.66 ± 3.93
 High school/ Diploma 100 20 19.44 ± 5.40
 University degree 203 40.6 20.30 ± 4.89
Employment Status
 Housewife/ unemployed 216 43.2 18.37 ± 4.27
 Retired 44 8.8 19.07 ± 5.65
 Employed 150 30 19.86 ± 4.82
 Self-employed 39 7.8 18.08 ± 5.68
 Others 51 10.2 19.80 ± 4.93
Marital Status
 Married 418 83.6 18.84 ± 4.66
 Single 82 16.4 19.85 ± 5.30
Foot ulcer history
 Yes 54 10.8 18.90 ± 4.74
 No 446 89.2 19.90 ± 5.02
Medicine
 Tablet 344 68.8 18.81 ± 4.81
 Insulin 118 23.6 18.77 ± 4.05
 Tablet and Insulin 38 7.6 21.52 ± 5.91