Questionnaires in Swahili language were used for data collection. The questionnaire had 2 sections; section one included socio-demographic information such as age, education status and marital status. Section two included information on risk factors for DM such as HIV status, alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking and participants’ family history of DM. Smoking was categorised as ever smoke or never smoke in life time, alcohol was categorised as ever drink or never drink in a life time and family history of DM involved asking if there is a first degree relative with DM, information about HIV status of the newly diagnosed and under medication participants were retrospectively obtained from the TB registry book in every clinic, DM was measured using a glucometer ACCU-CH-EK Active Glucose Monitoring System (Roche Diabetes care Inc. Indian) A blood sample was collected through a finger prick and dropped on a glucometer to give a reading. Information concerning socio demographic and associated factors was collected by using a pre-tested standard questionnaire administered by trained research assistants.

Note: The content above has been extracted from a research article, so it may not display correctly.



Q&A
Please log in to submit your questions online.
Your question will be posted on the Bio-101 website. We will send your questions to the authors of this protocol and Bio-protocol community members who are experienced with this method. you will be informed using the email address associated with your Bio-protocol account.



We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience. By using our website, you are agreeing to allow the storage of cookies on your computer.