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Table 2 Comparison of participants’ physical and biochemical characteristics between baseline survey (2007) and follow-up survey (2017)

From: Incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and prediabetes in Kerala, India: results from a 10-year prospective cohort

Variables (N = 869) Baseline (2007) Mean (Standard deviation) Follow-up (2017) Mean (Standard deviation) p-value
Body Mass Index 23.69 (4.20) 24.74 (4.54) < 0.0001
Waist circumference 80.55 (10.50) 88.65 (12.59) < 0.0001
Systolic blood pressure 127.79 (19.24) 141.69 (25.11) < 0.0001
Diastolic blood pressure 78.48 (10.76) 86.17 (13.11) < 0.0001
Fasting plasma glucose 77.19 (12.69) 113·40 (40·43) < 0.0001
Fasting total cholesterol 187.44 (32.98) 213·54 (42·95) < 0.0001
  1. p-value is calculated using paired t test