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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of participants according to having or not having type 2 diabetes

From: Comparison of eating disorders and eating behaviors in adults with and without type 2 diabetes prior to bariatric surgery

  Type 2 diabetes (n = 142) Non-type 2 diabetes (n = 142) p-value
Age, years 43.69 ± 10.12 36.28 ± 10.48 0.0001
Age group
 < 30 26 (18.6%) 18 (12.7%) 0.89
 30–39 5 (3.4%) 6 (4.7%)
 40–49 5 (3.4%) 7 (5.3%)
 50–59 2 (1.7%) 9 (6.0%)
 > 60 104 (72.9%) 102 (71.3%)
Sex
 Female 120 (84.7%) 111 (78.0%) 0.08
 Male 22 (15.3%) 31 (22.0%)
BMI 44.2 ± 12.5 41.7 ± 11.1 0.035
Marital status
 Single 15 (10.2%) 41 (28.7%) 0.067
 Married 120 (84.7%) 97 (68.7%)
 Widow 7 (5.1%) 4 (2.7%)
Education level
 Illiterate 7 (5.1%) 3 (2.0%) 0.041
 High school 34 (23.7%) 35 (24.7%)
 Diploma 34 (23.7%) 57 (40.0%)
 Associate 17 (11.9%) 8 (6.0%)
 Bachelor 45 (32.2%) 25 (17.3%)
 Master 0 (0.0%) 13 (9.3%)
 Doctoral or higher 5 (3.4%) 1 (0.7%)
Smoking
 Non-smoker 132 (93.2%) 111 (78.0%) 0.267
 Smoker 10 (6.8%) 24 (16.7%)
 Smoker in the past 0 (0.0%) 7 (5.3%)
Ghelion use
 Yes 15 (10.2%) 20 (14.1%) 0.695
 No 127 (89.8%) 122 (85.9%)