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Table 3 Mean plasma blood glucose levels and relative risk estimates by age and sex, Agincourt sub-district, 2010

From: Burden of stroke attributable to selected lifestyle risk factors in rural South Africa

Age group Male Females  
  Mean in mmol/L(SD) [8] Relative risk of stroke occurrence(CI) [20]
35–44 4.32 (1.14) 4.26 (1.21) 1.19 (0.91–1.53)
45–54 4.43 (1.13) 4.64 (1.25) 1.16 (0.97–1.39)
55–64 4.26 (1.03) 5 (1.45) 1.14 (1.01–1.29)
65–74 5.26 (1.05) 5.04 (1.25) 1.14 (1.08–1.20)
75–84 4.70 (1.13) 4.75 (1.42) 1.1 (1.06–1.15)
85+ 4.98 (2.48) 3.77 (1.77) 1.06 (0.98–1.16)