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Table 3 Differences in proportion reporting diabetes by comorbidity status (n = 11,075)

From: Diabetes in young adult men: social and health-related correlates

Potential comorbidity Potential comorbidity status Evidence of difference in proportion with diabetes
P value from χ2 test
Never diagnosed Lifetime diagnosis
Number of respondents % with early-onset diabetesa Number of respondents % with early-onset diabetesa
Angina 10,941 2.5 98 17.5 <0.001
Anxiety disorder 9,595 2.3 1,440 4.1 <0.001
Arthritis 10,160 2.4 876 5.2 <0.001
Asthma 8,487 2.5 2,548 3.0 0.215
Cancer 10,806 2.4 231 12.3 <0.001
Cataract 10,960 2.5 86 15.1 <0.001
Chronic bronchitis 10,537 2.4 486 5.1 <0.001
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 10,993 2.5 50 18.2 <0.001
Depression 8,977 2.0 2,070 5.2 <0.001
Eczema 9,825 2.5 1,207 3.0 0.320
Heart attack 10,972 2.4 81 28.7 <0.001
Heart failure 10,998 2.5 49 35.5 <0.001
High blood pressure 9,579 1.7 1,468 8.7 <0.001
High cholesterol 9,608 1.7 1,435 7.7 <0.001
Schizophrenia 10,952 2.4 84 16.9 <0.001
Sleep apnoea 10,199 2.2 841 8.2 <0.001
Stroke 10,984 1.9 60 19.0 <0.001
  1. aProportion adjusted for survey design characteristics and then standardised based on the age distribution of Australian males aged 18- < 50 years based on the 2011 Census