TABLE 1

Descriptive data stratified by converters to type 2 diabetes (DM) versus nonconverters (Non-DM) in the IRAS

DMNon-DMP value
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Ethnicity (NHW, Blacks, His)37/28/3541/26/33NS
Glucose tolerance (NGT/IGT)32/6871/290.001
Hypertension (yes/no)45/5530/700.001
Sex (F/M)60/4056/44NS
Age (years)56.0 ± 7.854.6 ± 8.50.047
BMI (kg/m2)31.1 ± 6.328.0 ± 5.50.0001
Waist circumference (cm)95.5 ± 13.189.8 ± 12.70.0001
Fasting insulin (pmol/l)133.4 ± 154.388.6 ± 69.60.0007
Fasting glucose (mg/dl)106.6 ± 12.097.5 ± 10.80.0001
SI × 10−4 (min−1 · μU−1 · ml−1)1.26 ± 1.562.31 ± 2.060.0001
Fibrinogen (mg/dl)287.8 ± 58.8275.1 ± 56.10.013
CRP (mg/l)2.40 (1.29–5.87)1.67 (0.75–3.41)0.0001
PAI-1 (ng/ml)24 (15–37.5)16 (9–27)0.0001
  • Data are means ± SD, and median (interquartile range). P values are for χ2, t test, or Kruskal-Wallis test as appropriate. NHW, non-Hispanic whites, His, Hispanics.