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Table 1 Descriptive data of studied group patients regarding personal data

From: Assessment of self-monitoring of blood glucose in type 1 diabetic children and adolescents and its influence on quality of life: practice and perspective

  No. = 330
Sex Male 155 (47.0%)
Female 175 (53.0%)
Age Mean ± SD 10.56 ± 4.055
Range 2–16
2– < 10 131 (39.6%)
10–16 199 (60.4%)
No. of siblings Mean ± SD 2.34 ± 0.95
Range 0–5
≤ 3 393 (88.7%)
> 3 37 (11.2%)
The order of birth of the child < 3 286 (86.6%)
≥ 3 44 (13.3%)
Residence of the child Urban 214 (64.8%)
Rural 116 (35.2%)
Anthropometric Weight% < 5 (underweight) 29 (8.7%)
5 ≤ 85 (normal weight) 255 (77.2%)
85–< 95 (over weight) 27 (8.1%)
> 95 (obese) 19 (5.7%)
Height% < 5 (stunted) 73 (22.1%)
5–< 90 (normal) 228 (69.09%)
≥ 90 (over height) 29 (8.7%)