TABLE 1

Descriptive data of the study population

CharacteristicsFemale probandMale probandAll probands
Number of probands2,3132,8315,144
Number of probands with offspring1,335 (57.7%)1,440 (50.9%)2,775 (53.9%)
Number of offspring2,3102,9945,291 (13)*
    Girls1,1571,4442,595 (6)*
    Boys1,1531,5502,696 (7)*
Year of birth of the offspring
    <1970314
    1970–79253269522
    1980–899061,1242,028 (2)*
    1990–991,0321,4162,438 (10)*
    2000–01116184299 (1)*
Offspring with diabetes86 (3.7%)177 (5.9%)259 (4)*
    Girls36 (3.1%)87 (6.0%)121 (2)*
    Boys50 (4.3%)90 (5.8%)138 (2)*
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    * Both parents belonging to the original DERI cohort, and probands are shown in parentheses.