TABLE 1

Weighted medians (interquartile ranges) or proportions of baseline sociodemographic variables and risk factors in participants who developed diabetes and those who did not: ARIC study, 1987–1989

VariableDeveloped diabetesNo diabetes
n581572
Age (years)53 (49–58)52 (48–57)
Male42.636.4
White66.380.7
Parental history diabetes34.321.1
Fasting glucose (mmol/l)6.04 (5.61–6.38)5.34 (5.05–5.66)
Current smokers20.722.2
Ex-smokers34.931.3
BMI (kg/m2)30.0 (26.7–33.9)26.1 (23.7–28.9)
Waist-to-hip ratio0.96 (0.92–1.00)0.91 (0.85–0.96)
Fasting insulin (pmol/l)100.4 (71.7–157.8)57.4 (35.9–86.1)
Hypertension46.324.9
  • Data are medians (interquartile ranges) or percent.