TABLE 3

Clinical characteristics of nondiabetic individuals and patients with type 2 diabetes from the Boston area

Nondiabetic subjects % IBW < medianNondiabetic subjects % IBW > medianPatients with type 2 diabetesP
n151153310
M/F87/6472/81167/1430.17
Age (years)61 ± 1663 ± 1661 ± 60.14
Age at diagnosis (years)47 ± 7
% IBW105 ± 8135 ± 21143 ± 32
Treatment (%)
  Diet only7.4
  Oral agents25.2
  Insulin67.4
  • Data are means ± SD unless noted otherwise. Median % IBW among nondiabetic subjects was 116.4.