Skip to main content

Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the cohort.

From: The effectiveness and efficiency of diabetes screening in Ontario, Canada: a population-based cohort study

  Males Females
Characteristic (N = 11,684) (N = 14,103)
BMI (mean/median) 26.1/25.6 24.9/24.0
Age (mean/median) 44/42 46/44
Age <45, % 56.5 51.9
45≤Age < 65, % 30.8 31.6
Age≥65, % 12.6 16.6
BMI < 23 22.2 39.5
23≤BMI < 25 21.5 17.8
25≤BMI < 30 40.0 27.2
30≤BMI < 35 12.8 9.4
BMI≥35 3.0 4.0
Non-white, % 16.5 16.2
Immigrant, % 30.0 29.6
Hypertension, % 12.0 14.4
Current Smoker, % 24.9 19.1
Heart Disease, % 4.9 5.0
Graduated Post Secondary School, % 61.8 58.7
Low Income, % 5.9 9.0
Rural Residence, % 15.4 14.1
> = 1 Specialist visit year prior, % 33.5 48.2
Median GP visits year prior 2.0 4.0
CDA recommended testing 71.9 73.3
5-year diabetes incidence rate, % 4.7 3.7
SBG Test in 5 years 66.1 80.6