TABLE 1

Characteristics of the FUSION and Finrisk 2002 case and control samples

FUSION cases and FUSION/Finrisk control subjectsFinrisk
FUSION case subjectsFUSION control subjectsFinrisk control subjectsCase subjectsControl subjects
n784357*241367355
    Male435144168219207
    Female34921373148148
Age at diagnosis (years)51.0 (12.0)NANA59.0 (12.0)NA
Age at examination (years)64.3 (10.1)69.8 (5.7)65.0 (10.0)61.0 (12.0)61.0 (11.0)
BMI (kg/m2)29.4 (6.1)26.9 (5.3)26.8 (4.3)30.7 (6.4)26.7 (4.5)
Fasting glucose (mmol/l)9.7 (4.8)5.0 (0.6)5.6 (0.5)7.2 (1.4)5.6 (0.5)
Fasting insulin (pmol/l)96.0 (84.0)60.0 (36.0)42.0 (28.8)79.8 (61.2)39.0 (28.8)
  • Data are median (interquartile range).

  • * Two hundred seventeen FUSION elderly control subjects and 140 spouse control subjects. NA, not applicable.