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Table 1 Clinical and demographic data of the source population

From: Retirement due to disabilities in patients with type 1 diabetes a nationwide multicenter survey in Brazil

Variable  
N 3,180
Female, n (%) 1,791 (56.3)
Age, y 22 ± 11.8
Age range, y, n (%)
0-4.9 51 (1.6)
5-9.9 308 (9.7)
10-14.9 604 (19)
15-29.9 1,471 (46.3)
30 or older 746 (23.5)
Ethnicity, n (%)
Caucasian 1,824 (57.4)
Non-Caucasian* 1,356 (42.6)
Economic status**
High 222 (7.2)
Medium 710 (22.3)
Low 1,052 (33.1)
Very low 1,102 (34.7)
Retirement, n (%)
No criteria for retirement*** 1,106 (34.8)
Retired at the expected age 22 (0.7)
Not retired 1,961 (61.7)
Retired because of DM 85 (2.7)
Level of care n (%)
Secondary 897 (28.2)
Tertiary 2,283 (71.8)
Duration of diabetes, y 10.3 ± 8.04
  1. y = year; data are presented as number (percentage) or mean ± SD.
  2. *African-Brazilians, Mulattos, Asians, and Native Indians.
  3. **Missing data from 87 participants; ***Patients younger than 16 y.