Table 1

Demographic characteristics of NDSS registrants with Type 2 diabetes mellitus, Victoria 2010
Males Females
Region of birth Age < 50 SESa,c Age < 50 SESa,d
n (%) % (95% CI)b Mean (95% CI)b n (%) % (95% CI)b Mean (95% CI)b
Oceania 1473 (1.5) 22.0 (20.0-24.2) 991 (988–995) 1253 (1.4) 27.9 (25.4-30.4) 987 (983–990)
North-West Europe 8824 (8.9) 4.6 (4.2-5.1) 1006 (1005–1008) 7243 (8.3) 5.0 (4.5-5.5) 1002 (1000–1003)
Southern & Eastern Europe 14599 (14.8) 2.5 (2.3-2.8) 991 (990–992) 12423 (14.2) 2.4 (2.1-2.6) 988 (987–990)
North Africa & Middle East 2899 (2.9) 13.1 (12.0-14.4) 977 (974–980) 2318 (2.6) 17.8 (16.3-19.4) 966 (962–969)
South-East Asia 3272 (3.3) 15.4 (14.2-16.7) 984 (982–987) 3943 (4.5) 17.6 (16.4-18.8) 979 (976–981)
North-East Asia 1100 (1.1) 14.2 (12.2-16.4) 1032 (1028–1036) 1229 (1.4) 19.4 (17.3-21.7) 1031 (1028–1035)
Southern & Central Asia 3423 (3.5) 25.8 (24.4-27.3) 1005 (1003–1008) 2554 (2.9) 22.5 (20.9-24.2) 1004 (1001–1006)
Americas 714 (0.7) 13.2 (10.9-15.9) 995 (990–1001) 651 (0.7) 14.1 (11.7-17.0) 987 (982–993)
Sub-Saharan Africa 1043 (1.1) 19.2 (16.9-21.7) 999 (994–1003) 856 (1.0) 19.6 (17.1-22.4) 992 (987–996)
Australia 29218 (29.6) 12.8 (12.5-13.2) 1001 (1000–1001) 24857 (28.4) 13.8 (13.4-14.2) 997 (996–998)
Unknown 32106 (32.5) 7.9 (7.6-8.2) 999 (998–1000) 30281 (34.0) 13.1 (12.7-13.5) 995 (994–996)
TOTAL 98671 (100) 9.7 (9.6-9.9) 998 (998–999) 87608 (100) 12.1 (11.9-12.3) 994 (994–995)
Overseas 37347 (37.9) 8.9 (8.6-9.2) 996 (995–996) 32470 (37.1) 9.8 (9.5-10.1) 991 (991–992)
Pacific Islands 603 (0.6) 22.9 (19.7-26.4) 974 (967–980) 611 (0.7) 30.8 (27.2-34.5) 975 (969–981)
New Zealand 870 (0.9) 21.4 (18.8-24.2) 1003 (999–1007) 642 (0.7) 25.1 (21.9-28.6) 998 (993–1003)

a measured using the Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage score; b 95% confidence interval; c excludes 522 males for whom residential area SES scores were not available; d excludes 368 females for whom residential area SES scores were not available.

Abouzeid et al.

Abouzeid et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:252   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-252

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