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Table 4 Multivariable linear regression model for factors influencing DSMES Score of patients with diabetes in MSF clinics in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

From: A cross-sectional assessment of diabetes self-management, education and support needs of Syrian refugee patients living with diabetes in Bekaa Valley Lebanon

Variable Adjusted Coefficient 95% CI p-value
Age −0.04 −0.06, −0.01 0.003
Duration of Diabetes 0.03 −0.03, 0.09 0.331
Sex, Female −0.11 − 0.64, 0.43 0.696
Level of Education
 Primary 0.03 −0.55, 0.60 0.931
 Secondary 1.03 0.03, 2.03 0.043
 Post-secondary 0.1 −1.31, 1.51 0.892
Receiving Previous Diabetes Education 0.49 −0.02. 1.00 0.059
Ramadan Fasting 0.39 −0.21, 0.99 0.205
Having a Confidant for Diabetes 0.8 0.27, 1.33 0.003
Insulin Use 1.43 0.66, 2.19 < 0.001
Diabetes Diagnosed During Syrian Conflict −1.56 −2.27, −0.85 < 0.001
  1. p-value are statistically significant