TABLE 1

Characteristics of children included in the study

VariableChildren age ≤2 yearsChildren age ≥8 years
AB+AB−AB+AB−
n13132222
Age at sample collection (years)1.5 (0.9–1.9)1.2 (0.9–1.9)9.1 (8.2–13.3)9.7 (8.1–11.2)
HLA DR4 positive8856
Proband with type 1 diabetes
 Mother571713
 Father8659
  • Continuous data are shown as median (IQR) and categoric data as n. AB+, autoantibody-positive; AB−, autoantibody-negative.