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Table 1 Patient’s baseline demographic characteristics, N = 105

From: Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 inhibitors use in type II diabetic patients in a tertiary hospital

Parameters/characteristicsn (%)
Age (years old)a57.0 ± 12.1
 < 6059 (56.2)
 ≥ 6046 (43.8)
Gender
 Male52 (49.5)
 Female53 (50.5)
Race
 Malay53 (50.5)
 Chinese19 (18.0)
 Indian32 (30.5)
 Others1 (1.0)
Smoking
 Yes2 (1.9)
 No93 (88.6)
 Ex-smoker10 (9.5)
Alcohol consumption
 Yes1 (1.0)
 No101 (96.1)
 Ex-consumer3 (2.9)
Weight (kg)a78.1 ± 14.5
Height (m)a1.62 ± 0.08
BMI (kg/m2)a, b29.5 ± 4.6
 < 18.5 (Underweight)0 (0.0)
 18.5–22.9 (Normal)4 (3.8)
 23.0–27.4 (Overweight)38 (36.2)
 ≥ 27.5 (Obese)63 (60.0)
Waist circumference (cm)a
 Male99.7 ± 11.5
 Female94.9 ± 11.8
  1. aContinuous variable reported as mean ± SD
  2. bClassification of weight by BMI adapted from Malaysian Clinical Practice Guideline on the Management of T2DM 2015 [10]