Table 1: Summary of Characteristics of Home Based Carers (N = 53).

Characteristics Frequency(n) (%)
A1. Years of experience
<5 6 11
5 – 10 32 60
>10 15 28
A2. Education level (n=53)
Secondary education 47 89
Tertiary education 6 11
A3. In-service Education (n= 53)
No 47 89
Yes 6 11
A4. Diabetes in family
No 41 77
Yes 12 23
A5. Self-reported competency level
Competent 5 9
Somewhat competent 20 38
Not very competent 28 53

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