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Table 1 Comparison between LWDS participants and non-participants (adapted from David, Ware, Donald et al., 2011)

From: Living with diabetes: rationale, study design and baseline characteristics for an Australian prospective cohort study

  Participants Non-participants OR (95% CI)
  N = 3,951 N = 10,488  
Sex    
Male 2,176 (55.1%) 5,885 (56.1%) 1
Female 1,775 (44.9%) 4,603 (43.9%) 1.01 (0.93-1.10)
Age    
18-49 618 (15.6%) 2,246 (21.4%) 0.67 (0.60-0.75)
50-69 2,375 (60.1%) 5,649 (53.9%) 1
70+ 958 (24.3%) 2,593 (24.7%) 0.88 (0.80-0.97)
Diabetes Status    
Type 2 No Insulin 3,023 (76.5%) 8,024 (76.5%) 1
Type 2 Insulin 738 (18.7%) 1,986 (18.9%) 0.97 (0.87-1.08)
Type 1 Insulin 190 (4.8%) 478 (4.6%) 1.11 (0.91-1.34)
Registration Year    
2001-2003 1,303 (38.0%) 3,422 (37.0%) 1
2004-2005 805 (23.4%) 2,239 (24.2%) 0.96 (0.85-1.07)
2006-2008 1,325 (38.6%) 3,580 (38.8%) 1.01 (0.92-1.12)
Socioeconomic status    
Low 830 (21.0%) 2,491 (23.8%) 1
Middle 1,543 (39.1%) 3,883 (37.1%) 1.13 (1.01-1.27)
High 1,572 (39.9%) 4,100 (39.1%) 1.11 (0.99-1.24)
Indigenous    
No 3,838 (97.2%) 9,969 (95.1%) 1
Yes 113 (2.8%) 519 (4.9%) 0.57 (0.45-0.71)
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