Table 1

Characteristics at baseline by diabetes and stroke status, SABE, São Paulo, 2000 (weighted estimates)
Total No diabetes, no stroke Diabetes, no stroke Stroke, no diabetes Diabetes and stroke
(n=2054) % (n=1562) % (n=330) % (n=119) % (n=43) % p-valuea
Age group (years) 0.398
  60-74 1102 78.1 838 78.1 186 80.0 57 73.3 21 78.6
  75+ 952 21.9 724 21.9 144 20.0 62 26.7 22 21.4
Gender 0.033
  Male 845 41.5 638 41.0 124 39.2 62 54.7 21 41.8
  Female 1209 58.5 924 59.0 206 60.8 57 45.3 22 58.2
Marital status 0.392
  Married 1082 57.4 810 57.1 182 58.5 63 55.5 27 67.0
  Unmarried 972 42.6 752 42.9 148 41.5 56 44.5 16 33.0
Level of education 0.023
  Illiterate 509 21.4 369 20.2 84 21.8 41 33.8 15 32.9
  Literate 1545 78.6 1193 79.8 246 78.2 78 66.2 28 67.1
Never smoked 1106 52.1 846 52.3 184 52.8 53 47.0 23 51.4 0.195
High blood pressure 1107 53.5 736 47.3 251 74.2 84 68.7 36 82.3 <0.001
Had heart attack 444 19.7 299 17.0 86 25.7 46 39.3 13 19.1 <0.001
Had cancer 75 3.3 54 3.2 14 3.7 7 5.0 0 0.0 0.283
Had arthritis 691 32.3 526 32.0 118 35.3 31 25.3 16 37.9 0.264
Fair/poor health 1133 53.8 783 48.1 228 70.1 89 76.7 33 75.5 <0.001
ADL limitations 483 19.0 323 16.4 73 19.3 58 40.8 29 61.8 <0.001
Severe ADL limitations 169 5.6 89 3.5 22 5.5 36 24.7 22 41.9 <0.001
Receives assistance with ADL 205 7.4 113 5.2 25 6.2 43 28.3 24 48.5 <0.001

a χ2 statistical test.

Andrade et al.

Andrade et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:361   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-361

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