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Table 1 Correlation coefficients of per capita sugar consumption and DM based on continents and regions

From: Per capita sugar consumption and prevalence of diabetes mellitus – global and regional associations

Correlation   Pearson’s correlation coefficient Significance
General   0.599 < 0.001
Continents and Regions    
Africa   0.381 0.007
North America   0.285 0.238
South America   0.410 0.186
Australia/Oceania   0.796 0.107
Asia   0.660 < 0.001
South Asia 0.684 0.050
South East Asia 0.916 < 0.001
Central Asia 0.968 < 0.001
Eastern Asia 0.792 0.060
Western Asia 0.088 0.822
Europe   0.287 0.069
Northern -0.165 0.649
Eastern 0.608 0.036
Southern 0.384 0.218
Western 0.097 0.836