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Table 1 Participant demographics and socioeconomic properties

From: Awareness of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy among a group of diabetic patients in main public hospitals in Damascus, Syria during the Syrian crisis

  Number Percent
Gender
 Male 114 43.8%
 Female 146 56.2%
Educational level
 Illiterate 67 25.8%
 Primary school (6–12 years) 82 31.5%
 Secondary school (12-15 years) 37 14.2%
 High school (15-18 years) 32 12.3%
 University (above 18 years) 42 16.2%
Economic status
 Low economic status (do not suffice essential needs) 89 34.2%
 Moderate status (suffice essential needs) 116 44.6%
 Good (suffice essential needs with some and prosperities) 52 20.0%
 Very good 3 1.2%
Marital state
 Married 201 77.3%
 Widow 34 13.1%
 Single 18 6.9%
 Divorced 4 1.5%
Female Work status 146  
 White-collar job 24 16.0%
 Blue-collar job 11 8.0%
 Housekeeper (not worker) 111 76.0%
Male Work Status 114  
 Don’t work 12 10.0%
 Blue-collar job 60 53.0%
 White-collar job 42 37.0%
Lives in
 Damascus 72 27.7%
 Outside Damascus 188 72.3%