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Factors Responsible for Diabetes Among Adult People of Bangladesh; Biomed Grid

Journal: American Journal of Biomedical Science & Research (Vol.2, No. 4)

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Page : 137-142

Keywords : Diabetic patients; Body Mass Index; Socio-demographic factors; Logistic Regression; Biomed grid;

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The present analysis was conducted in the American International University of Bangladesh using the data collected from 900 respondents. Among the respondents 70.6 percent were diabetic patients. Finding reveals that the largest percentage of patients was of the age group more than or equal to 50 years. About 34 percent patients were suffering from Type II diabetes and among them 63.3 percent were in the age group 50+ years. Higher prevalence rates of diabetes were observed among farmers and retired persons and among obese and severe obese group of persons. The factors responsible for diabetes were identified by logistic regression analysis using prevalence and non-prevalence of diabetes as dependent variable. Age was the most important influencing factor for diabetes followed by level of education of the respondents

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