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Table 3 Prevalence of diabetes mellitus across age and sex

From: A population-based survey of prevalence of diabetes and correlates in an urban slum community in Nairobi, Kenya

Variable Prevalence (95% CI) Male (95%CI) Female (95% CI) P value
Age yrs  
18-24 0.3 (−0.1-0.8) 0.7 (−0.3-1.6) 0.0 0.499
25-34 1.5 (0.6-2.5) 1.2 (0.0-2.5) 1.8 (0.4-3.2) 0.753
35-44 3.3 (1.7-5.0) 2.6 (1.0-5.5) 4.1 (2.0-7.7) 0.363
45-54 10.5 (6.8-14.3) 8.2 (3.7-12.7) 13.4 (7.0-19.7) 0.191
55-64 7.7 (1.7-13.6) 2.0 (0.1-10.7) 17.9 (6.1-36.9) 0.021
≥ 65 20.0 (5.4-34.6) 25.0 (3.1-46.9) 14.3 (0.0-33.3) 0.657
18-90 3.2 (2.5-4.0) 2.8 (1.9-4.0) 3.7 (2.7-5.1) 0.223