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Table 3 Diabetes-specific characteristics for men and women

From: Exploring differences in Canadian adult men and women with Diabetes management: results from the Canadian Community Health Survey

  Men
Mean (95% CI)
Women
Mean (95% CI)
Diabetes age when first diagnosed 50.3 (49.7-51.0) 50.3 (49.6-51.1)
  Proportion (95% CI) Proportion (95% CI)
Diabetes type     
 Taking insulin 20.5 (18.3-22.7) 20.4 (18.5-22.4)
 Not taking insulin 79.5 (77.3-81.7) 79.6 (77.6- 81.5)
Diabetes taking pills     
 Takes pills 73.9 (71.5-76.3) 70.4 (67.9-72.9)
 Does not take pills 26.1 (23.8-28.5) 29.6 (27.1-32.1)
Diabetes age with insulin     
 < 1 month 9.9 (7.8-12.1) 8.7 (7.3-10.1)
 1 month - < 1 year 2.9 (1.8-4.0)§ 6.7 (2.5-4.8)
 1 year or more 11.7 (10.1-13.2) 11.3 (9.8-12.8)
 Never 75.5 (73.2-77.9) 76.3 (74.2-78.4)
  1. §This estimate is considered to be of marginal quality because of the high sampling variability associated with it.