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Table 2 Age and sex-stratified prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among 2805 randomly selected residents of Salamis, 20 years of age and older – Comparison with "Aegaleo" study results (10).

From: Prevalence, and associated risk factors, of self-reported diabetes mellitus in a sample of adult urban population in Greece: MEDICAL Exit Poll Research in Salamis (MEDICAL EXPRESS 2002)

  Men Women Total Aegaleo, 1990
Age Group No (%) No (%) No (%) No (%)
20–29 1 (0.4) 1 (0.2) 6/2019 (0.3)
30–39 6 (2.6) 3 (1.2) 9 (1.9) 9/1873 (0.5)
40–49 12 (5.1) 6 (2.6) 18 (3.9) 30/1571 (1.9)
50–59 28 (12.6) 25 (11.0) 53 (11.8) 5/1623 (7.7)
60–69 43 (17.9) 35 (15.2) 78 (16.6) 184/1345 (13.7)
≥70 42 (20.9) 44 (19.8) 86 (20.3) 150/875 (17.1)
Total 132 (9.6) 113 (7.9) 245 (8.7) 504/9306 (5.4)
95%CI 8.1–11.1 6.5–9.3 7.7–9.8 4.9–5.9
Age adjusted† 8.5 7.8 8.2 5.9
95%CI 8.35–8.65 7.73–7.87 8.15–8.25 5.87–5.93
  1. No = Number of diabetic subjects † Adjusted to the age distribution of the Greece according to 2001 census data (11)