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Table 1 Baseline general characteristics of participants in incident and non-incident diabetics

From: Heme iron intake and risk of new-onset diabetes in a Mediterranean population at high risk of cardiovascular disease: an observational cohort analysis

VARIABLES TOTAL n = 1073
  NON INCIDENT
n = 942 (87.8%)
INCIDENT DIABETICS
n = 131 (12.2%)
p
Age (years) 67.3 ± 6.0 66.3 ± 5.7 0.073
Weight (kilograms) 75.3 ± 10.8 79.2 ± 10.6 < 0.001
IMC (kg/m2) 29.4 ± 3.1 30.4 ± 3.1 0.001
Waist circumference (cm) 97.2 ± 9.9 101.8 ± 9.3 < 0.001
Women (%) 57.7 52.7 0.271
Obesity (%) 41.5 48.1 0.153
Hypercholesterolemia (%) 35.8 35.7 0.992
Hypertriglyceridemia (%) 16.3 23.8 0.239
Hypertension (%) 65.6 62.8 0.719
Smoking (%) 16.3 25.2 0.012
Medium-high education (%) 26.9 27.9 0.807
  1. Results expressed as mean ± standard deviation or percentages.