TABLE 2

Comparison of participants with patients refusing participation

ParticipantsRefused participationP
n243499
Age at entry (years)16.8 ± 6.017.6 ± 5.60.068
Age at diabetes onset (years)8.8 ± 4.88.8 ± 5.30.921
Diabetes duration (years)8.0 ± 4.28.8 ± 4.50.01
HbA1c (%)8.7 ± 1.5*8.7 ± 2.20.7345
AER (μg/min)7.6 ± 12.511.7 ± 16.7§0.286
Female (%)51460.1402
Male (%)4954
Caucasian (%)96970.4127
  • Data are means±SD.

  • *

    * n = 241;

  • n = 400;

  • n = 228;

  • §

    § n = 17;

  • Verbar;

    Verbar; n = 426.