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Table 1 Patient Types Characteristics

From: Self-care coping strategies in people with diabetes: a qualitative exploratory study

  Proactive manager Passive Follower Nonconformist
Type of Diabetes    
   -Type 1 2 3 2
   -Type 2 3 5 2
Age (years)    
(mean)
range
54
(28–70)
61
(49–74)
63
(47–74)
Duration (years)    
(mean)
range
11
(2–23)
13
(1–42)
21
(4–36)
Sex    
   -Male 3 4 2
   -Female 2 4 2
Regimen    
   -Diet 1 2 1
   -Oral 1 4 0
   -Insulin 2 2 2
   -Oral/Insulin 1 0 1
Complications    
   -Retinopathy 2 0 2
   -Nephropathy 0 0 2
   -Neuropathy 1 2 1