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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Clinical profiles of diabetic foot ulcer patients undergoing major limb amputation at a tertiary care center in North-eastern Tanzania

Variable n (%) Amputation Debridement Disarticulation P-value
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Age in years (mean(SD)) 60.06 (11.33) 58.03 (8.33) 61.16 (13.34) 65.50 (14.94) n/a
Age in years
  ≤ 40 years 1 (1.67) 0 (0.00) 1 (100.00) 0 (0.00) 0.416
 41–50 years 10 (16.67) 5 (50.00) 4 (40.00) 1 (10.00)  
 51–60 years 24 (40) 16 (66.67) 6 (25.00) 2 (8.33)  
  > 60 years 25 (41.67) 10 (40.00) 10 (40.00) 5 (20.00)  
Sex
 Female 25 (41.67) 13 (52.00) 9 (36.00) 3 (12.00)  > 0.999
 Male 35 (58.33) 18 (51.43) 12 (34.29) 5 (14.29)  
Total 60 (100.00) 31 (51.67) 21 (35.00) 8 (13.33)