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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study participants

From: Incidence of type 2 diabetes in Aboriginal Australians: an 11-year prospective cohort study

  Female (n = 321) Male (n = 365)
Age (± SD), years 35.0 (13.5) 30.8 (10.0)
BMI (± SD), kg/m2 24.1 (6.2) 22.6 (4.4)
Waist circumference (± SD), cm 89.7 (14.8) 85.2 (12.7)
Systolic pressure (± SD), mmHg 117 (19) 125 (16)
Diastolic pressure (± SD), mmHg 71 (13) 77 (13)
Total cholesterol (± SD), mmol/L 4.3 (1.0) 4.8 (1.1)
IFG/IGT 59 (18%) 42 (12%)
BMI < 25 kg/m2 189 (60%) 266 (73%)
   25 - 29 kg/m2 71 (22%) 77 (21%)
   ≥ 30 kg/m2 58 (18%) 22 (6%)
  1. BMI: body mass index
  2. IFG: impaired fasting glucose
  3. IGT: impaired glucose tolerance