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Table 6 Comparison between the baseline characteristics of responders and non-responders of the follow-up study

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

Baseline characteristics Responders 869 Non responders 392 P-Value
Age in years 44.3 (14.3) 39.0 (17.7) < 0.001
BMI 23.7 (4.2) 22.9 (4.1) 0.003
Average sys B.P 127.7 (19.2) 126.0 (17.9) 0.138
FBS 77.2 (12.6) 75.2 (11.0) 0.006
Total Cholesterol 187.4 (32.9) 180.4 (32.9) < 0.000
Sex
 Female 608 (74.6) 207 (25.4) < 0.001
 Male 261 (58.5) 185 (41.5)
Family history of DM
 Present 573 (69.8) 248 (30.2) 0.3
 Absent 294 (67.1) 144 (32.9)
Literacy
 Literate 821 (69.4) 362 (30.6) 0.146
 Illiterate 48 (61.5) 30 (38.5)
Family type
 Nuclear 377 (69.7) 164 (30.3) 0.608
 Joint 492 (68.3) 228 (31.7)
Religion
 Hindu 546 (72.1) 248 (30.2) 0.001
 Christian 294 (67.1) 144 (32.9)
 Muslim 120 (59.1) 83 (40.9)
  1. Student’s t-test done for continuous variable and data presented as Mean and standard deviation
  2. Chi-square test was done for categorical variables and data showed in frequency and percentage