Table 1

Social-demographic characteristics of IFG subjects and controls in a Chinese population

Variables

IFG (n = 648)

No. (%)

controls (n = 1296)

No. (%)

p value


Gender

1.000

Male

292 (45.06)

584 (45.06)

Female

356 (54.94)

712 (54.94)

Age (years) (mean ± SD)

60.53 ± 11.39

59.75 ± 11.29

0.151

Age (years)

0.253

<45

54 (8.34)

122 (9.41)

45~60

232 (35.80)

501 (38.66)

≥ 60

362 (55.86)

673 (51.93)

Education level

0.051

Illiteracy or primary school

190 (29.32)

333 (25.70)

Middle and high school

354 (55.05)

704 (54.62)

College and higher

104 (16.05)

259 (20.09)

Individual monthly income (RMB) *

0.090

< 1000

300 (49.42)

532 (44.22)

1000~2000

280 (46.13)

603 (50.13)

≥ 2000

27 (4.45)

68 (5.65)

Family history of diabetes**

0.002

No

576 (89.44)

1203 (93.55)

Yes

68 (10.56)

83 (6.45)


* 134 subjects (41 cases and 93 controls) did not provide the individual monthly income information

** 14 subjects (4 cases and 10 controls) did not provide the family history of diabetes information

Qian et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:139   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-139

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