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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics and basic data of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic patients

From: Microalbuminuria among Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic patients of African origin in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Variables Type 1 diabetes N = 91 Type 2 diabetes N = 153
Male N (%) ‡‡ 45(47.4) 68 (44.2)ns
Age at inclusion (yrs) ‡ 21(4–44.8) 53 (23.5–85) ***
Diabetes duration (yrs) ‡ 3 (0–17) 4 (0–25)*
BMI (kg/m2) (mean ± SD) # 19.3 ± 3.8 27.8 ± 4.8***
SBP (mmHg)‡ 108 (72–140) 134 (90–210) ****
DBP (mmHg)‡ 74 (50–110) 84 (52–136) ****
Serum Creatinine (umol/L) ‡ 47 (14–124) 71 (6–234) ***
HbA1c (%) ‡ 13.9 (6.3–>14) 9.9(4.4–>14) ***
  1. Data expressed as median (min-max) unless stated otherwise.
  2. P values – * p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001, ****p < 0.0001
  3. ‡‡ Fisher's Exact test, ‡ Mann-Whitney test, #Unpaired t-test