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Table 3 Hyperglycaemic prevalence by socioeconomic characteristics in rural Deqing

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

Characteristics n (%) IFG (%) DM (%) Statistical test
Education years     
   ≤ 9 2766(61.7) 169(6.1) 66(2.4) χ2 = 7.60, p = 0.022
   > 9 1718(38.3) 75(4.4) 31(1.8)  
Farmer     
   Yes 3243(72.0) 185(5.7) 74(2.3) χ2 = 2.49, p = 0.288
   No 1263(28.0) 59(4.7) 24(1.9)  
Household incomes     
   Low 494(11.2) 20(4.0) 15(3.0) χ2 = 12.18, p = 0.016
   Medium 3608(81.7) 191(5.3) 65(1.8)  
   High 313(7.1) 27(8.6) 8(2.6)  
Total 4506(100.0) 244(5.4) 98(2.2)  
  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