61 A Study on Determinants of type 2 diabetes related to lifestyle and behavior among urban population of Kalyanpur (Kanpur) Authors: Md Irshad, S P Singh, Anju Gahlot, A Bhagoliwal Year: 2017, Volume: 2, Number: 1 Medpulse International Journal of Community Medicine 2019/Nov/07 (0 downloads) Abstract Background: Lifestyle and behavior component in type 2 diabetes is very important because. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder in which prevalence has been increasing steadily all over the world. Methods: The Study will be carried out among the peoples aged 25 years and above residing in field area of UHTC (Urban health training centre- Kalyanpur) of RMCH and RC, Mandhana, Kanpur. UHTC provides health care to 12 Mohallas of ward No.18 and 42 of urban area of Kalyanpur. Out of which 02 Mohallas namely (Jankipuram, Mirzapurnewbasti) are selected for study by simple random sampling method. Results: In the present study out of 460 subjects maximum study subjects were from upper class i.e. 134 out of which 46(34.3%) were found diabetics. There were 460 respondents, 255 have sedentary habit out of which 62(24.3%) were diabetic. Among 113 moderate worker 13(9.5%) were diabetic and among 40 heavy worker 4(10%) were diabetic There were 70(19.8%) diabetic among smoker and 9(8.4%) were diabetic among nonsmoker. Out of total 460 respondents 232were alcoholics and 228 non alcoholic, 60(25.9%) were found diabetic among alcoholic and 19(8.2%) persons were diabetic among non alcoholic. Conclusion: In the present study, socioeconomic status, nutritional status, smoking, alcohol intake, physical activities are found to be significantly associated with diabetes. Keywords: Type 2 diabetes, Modified B.G Prasad socio economic scale, Self-management.