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Table 1 Diabetic patients’ characteristic and dyslipidemia prevalence (N = 140,557)

From: Prevalence of dyslipidemia associated with complications in diabetic patients: a nationwide study in Thailand

  n % Dyslipidemia
    n %
Gender
 Male 42,902 30.53 26,551 84.62
 Female 97,627 69.47 65,107 90.80
Region
 North 28,984 20.62 19,893 89.11
 Central 32,611 23.2 18,170 85.85
 East 12,753 9.07 7160 85.96
 North-East 47,756 33.98 32,892 91.74
 South 9757 6.94 7135 87.40
 South Boundary 8696 6.19 6408 88.51
Age (years)* 60.31 ± 10.79 (18–99)   
  < 50 22,626 16.11 15,055 91.12
  ≥ 50 117,853 83.89 76,562 88.50
Body mass index (kg/m2) **
  < 18.50 4736 3.6 2853 82.86
 18.5–22.9 33,806 25.69 21,918 87.65
 23.0–24.9 27,105 20.6 18,135 89.77
 25.0–29.9 47,290 35.93 31,632 90.19
  ≥ 30.0 18,671 14.19 12,466 89.83
Waist circumference (cm)
 Male < 90, Female < 80 12,233 28.76 8131 84.55
 Male ≥90, Female ≥80 30,309 71.24 21,469 89.29
Health scheme
 Universal Health Coverage 103,628 74.37 68,172 90.24
 Government 23,788 17.07 15,177 83.43
 Social Security 4499 3.23 2812 86.07
 State Enterprise Officer 501 0.36 314 83.96
 Cash 638 0.46 334 85.64
 Other 6278 4.51 4101 92.12
Hospital setting
 Tertiary Care Hospital 40,040 30.04 27,294 87.58
 Secondary Care Hospital 30,460 22.85 19,334 87.25
 Primary Care Unit 62,806 47.11 42,051 91.02
Occupation
 Agriculture 54,245 39.14 37,305 91.45
 Non-agriculture 72,707 52.46 46,393 87.74
 Unemployment 7557 5.45 4847 83.87
 Others 4081 2.94 2106 85.23
Smoking
 Non-smoker 108,340 88.53 72,923 89.27
 Ex-smoker 8608 7.03 5561 86.15
 Current smoker 5434 4.44 3595 87.05
  1. *Mean ± SD (min–max)
  2. **WHO/IASO/IOTF. The Asia-Pacific perspective: Redefining obesity and its treatment. Health Communications Australia: Melbourne, 2000