Identifying Patterns of Lifestyle Behaviors among People with Type 2 Diabetes in Tianjin, China: A Latent Class Analysis

@inproceedings{Wang2017IdentifyingPO,
  title={Identifying Patterns of Lifestyle Behaviors among People with Type 2 Diabetes in Tianjin, China: A Latent Class Analysis},
  author={Xuying Wang and Jiageng Chen and Xiaoqian Liu and Fei Gao and Haozuo Zhao and Duolan Han and Xiyue Jing and Yuanyuan Liu and Zhuang Cui and Changping Li and Jun Ma},
  booktitle={Diabetes therapy : research, treatment and education of diabetes and related disorders},
  year={2017}
}
INTRODUCTION Lifestyle behaviors are essential elements of diabetes care. The aims of this study were to identify distinct subgroups of people with type 2 diabetes based on personal levels of lifestyle behaviors and explore the different characteristics across these subgroups. METHODS In 2015 and 2016, 1504 outpatients with a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes were selected via two-stage simple random sampling from 10 municipal district hospitals in Tianjin. Participants accepted an invitation by… CONTINUE READING