Table 1

Estimated prevalence of impaired fasting glucose in Taiwan, 2005–2008
Total (N = 2604) Weighted frequency (%)
Normal IFG DM
1997 ADA definition as FPG 110-125 mg/dl 18435969 14931484(81.0) 1937615(10.5) 1566870(8.5)
2003 ADA definition as FPG 100-125 mg/dl 18435969 10269578(55.7) 6599521(35.8) 1566870(8.5)
Sex
Men (n = 1285) 9197400 4392250(47.8) 3868773(42.1) 936377(10.1)
Women (n = 1319) 9238569 5877328(63.6) 2730748(29.6) 630493(6.8)

Abbreviation: IFG impaired fasting glucose; DM diabetes; ADA American Diabetes Association; FPG fasting plasma glucose.

Weighted frequency (based on sample weights).

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