TABLE 1

The clinical characteristics of the study groups enrolled in the type 2 diabetes case-control study

Nn (men/women)Age (years)Age at clinical diagnosis (years)BMI (kg/m2)HbA1c (%)
Type 2 diabetic patients1,349
    Type 2 diabetic patients from the Inter99 cohort324 (202/122)51.1 ± 7.149.2 ± 8.330.4 ± 5.67.0 ± 1.6
    Type 2 diabetic patients from Steno Diabetes Center1,025 (617/408)58.8 ± 10.752.7 ± 10.429.5 ± 5.28.0 ± 1.6
NGT subjects4,596
    NGT subjects from the Inter99 cohort4,251 (1,972/2,279)45.2 ± 7.825.5 ± 4.05.8 ± 0.4
    Elderly NGT subjects345 (164/181)62.4 ± 4.926.3 ± 3.66.1 ± 0.4
NGT subjects matched on age and sex with type 2 diabetic patients1,3651,365 (794/571)57.0 ± 5.026.1 ± 3.95.9 ± 0.4
  • Data are means ± SD.