The purpose of this study was to determine and compare the prevalence and awareness regarding diabetes beteen teachers of higher education in Chhattisgarh. Total 520 college teachers, 254 males and 266 female from different colleges of Chhattisgarh state were selected as a sample for the study. Result of the study revealed, very low prevalence of diabetes among teachers, and documented high awareness regarding various aspects of diabetes. It was concluded that the awareness among teachers of higher education was adequate .Significant difference between male and female teachers was recorded in about eight variables and in most of the variables male teachers showed higher awareness, rest of the variables showed higher and equal awareness among male and female teachers.
Key Words: Diabetes, Type 2, Gender, Prevalence, Awareness.
Authors: Smt. Subuhi Nishad, Dr. Reeta Venugopal, Dr. Priyamvada Srivastava