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Table 2 The relationship between MNSI, ABI and health-related physiological indicators

From: Useful screening tools for preventing foot problems of diabetics in rural areas: a cross-sectional study

  MNSIa ABI
   Right side Left side
ABIb    
 Right side ABI -.19***   
 Left side ABI -.17*** .80***  
DM duration (years) .12* - .10* - .14**
Age .29*** -.23*** -.19***
King’s college classification .58*** -.29*** -.26***
Texas risk classificationc .72*** -.25*** -.23***
Systolic blood pressure .07 -.17** -.15**
Diastolic blood pressure .01 .01 .03
Blood glucose .14** -.03 -.02
TC .10 -.07 -.09
LDL .25*** - .05 -.12*
Body mass index .11* .10 .09
Waist circumference .22*** .03 -.03
  1. a MNSI Michigan neuropathy screening instrument b ABI Ankle brachial index c Texas risk classification: University of Texas diabetic foot risk classification * p < .05, ** p <.01, *** p < .001.
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