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Table 1 Demographics of parents and children with type 1 diabetes

From: Parental levels of stress managing a child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in Riyadh: a cross sectional study

CHILD NPercentage
Age1–5 years4712.0%
6–10 years14236.3%
11–14 years20251.7%
Frequency of HypoglycemiaMore than once\week389.9%
Less than once\week34490.1%
Age of the patient (Mean ± SD)9.93 ± 3.19
Time since diagnosis (Mean ± SD)3.75 ± 2.27
Last blood glucose (Mean ± SD)200.54 ± 87.59
HBA1C (Mean ± SD)10.13 ± 1.88
PARENTS NPercentage
Does the parent live in RiyadhYes36793.6%
No256.4%
Mother’s level of educationNone4010.2%
Elementary10426.5%
Secondary18647.4%
Collage6215.8%
Father’s level of educationNone123.1%
Elementary5313.5%
Secondary17143.6%
Collage15639.8%
Marital statusMarried36392.6%
Unmarried297.4%
Mother’s OccupationGovernment Employee5814.8%
None33585.2%
Father’s OccupationBusinessman6416.3%
Dead153.8%
Government Employee24863.3%
Military205.1%
None30.8%
Private Sector112.8%
Retired317.9%
Number of children (Mean ± SD)5.1 ± 2.3
  1. N Number, HBA1C Hemoglobin A1C, SD Standard deviation