TABLE 1

Patient demographics and HLA haplotype

Patients with type 1 diabetesHealthy normal control subjects
n2339
Age*18.7 ± 9.721.5 ± 3.9
Female*39 (9)67 (26)
HLA type*
    DR4 and DR322 (5)3 (1)
    DR4 only39 (9)38 (15)
    DR3 only30 (7)26 (10)
    Neither DR4 nor DR39 (2)33 (13)
Race
    White91 (21)77 (30)
    Hispanic9 (2)13 (5)
    Asian010 (4)
Relatives with type 1 diabetes
    Yes13 (3)0
    No70 (16)100 (39)
    Unknown17 (4)0
  • Data are means ± SE or % (n).

  • * P = 0.025;

  • P < 0.01 points with type 1 diabetes vs. control subjects.