DISCRIMINATING DIABETIC PATIENTS OF SOME RURAL AND URBAN AREAS OF BANGLADESH: A DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS APPROACH

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The present analysis was conducted in the American International University of Bang-ladesh using the data collected from 900 respondents. Among the respondents 70.6 percent are diabetic patients. Finding reveals that the largest percentage of patients is of the age group ≥ 50+ years. About 34 percent patients are suffering from Type II diabetes and among them 63.3 percent are in the age group ≥50+ years. Higher prevalence rates of diabetes are observed among farmers and retired persons. The diabetic patients are discriminated from non-diabetic respondents due to the variables age, residence and work type. Most important variables for discriminating diabetic pa-tients are age, education and work-type.

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