Improving Taxi Drivers’ Lifestyle and Preventing them from Type 2 Diabetes

Published: 03-03-2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/kz7396kkmr.1


A questionnaire contained eight questions was designed following the FINDRISC method to assess the risk of developing diabetes in the next ten years. The FINDRISC score vary from 0 to 26 and can be divided into categories. The questionnaire includes the following variables: age, family history of diabetes, waist circumference, body mass index, daily consumption of fruits and vegetables, physical activity, high blood glucose, history antihypertensive drug treatment. In addition, three questions were added to find out the use of tobacco, the health insurance, and the average distances traveled per day. Data were analyzed using IBM SPSS Statistics version 21.0 and our survey was performed in September 2019. The results of our statistical analysis revealed for whole population an average score of 10,87 (SD = 5,12). The analysis of the score for whole population did not reveal a significant meaning. Accordingly, the researcher tried to approach the analysis by risk and age.