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Table 2 Crude prevalence of hyperglycaemia in adults by sex and age in rural Deqing (%)

From: High prevalence of hyperglycaemia and the impact of high household income in transforming Rural China

Age (years) Male Female
  n IFG DM n IFG DM
18-24 50(2.7) 3(6.0) 0(0) 59(2.2) 0(0) 0(0)
25-34 136(7.3) 3(2.2) 2(4.3) 254(9.6) 9(3.5) 1(0.4)
35-44 577(30.9) 20(3.5) 12(2.1) 888(33.6) 35(3.9) 11(1.2)
45-54 647(34.7) 34(5.3) 20(3.1) 857(32.4) 60(7.0) 17(2.0)
55-64 455(24.4) 30(6.6) 12(2.6) 583(22.1) 50(8.6) 23(3.9)
Total 1865(100.0) 90(4.8) 46(2.5) 2641(100.0) 154(5.8) 52(2.0)
  1. Abbreviations: IFG = impaired fasting glucose with a fasting glucose of 5.6 to 6.9 mmol/L, DM = diabetes mellitus with a fasting glucose of ≥ 7.0 mmol/L or receiving antidiabetic medications, n = total numbers
  2. Note: χ2 = 3.30, p = 0.192 for the gender difference of hyperglycaemia.