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Table 3 Prevalence of high blood sugar

From: Designing a comprehensive Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) programme for hypertension and diabetes at primary health care level: evidence and experience from urban Karnataka, South India

Category Total Gender break up Age break up
Men Women P 18 to 34 years 35 to 49 years 50 y and above P
  n % n % n %   n % N % n %  
Total individuals assessed 32,355 99.26 15,532 48.00 16,823 52.00   14,662 45.32 10,422 32.2 7271 22.47  
High blood sugar detected through screening testa (newly detected) 1916 5.92 870 5.60 1046 6.22 0.02 296 2.02 743 7.13 877 12.06 < 0.001
High blood sugar previously detected (confirmed diabetics) 2034 6.24 984 6.31 1050 6.18 0.63 47 0.32 551 5.26 1436 19.67 < 0.001
Total 3950 12.12 1854 11.88 2096 12.33 0.21 343 2.31 1294 12.36 2313 31.68 < 0.001
  1. aNote: Screening test used random blood sugar (RBS) value of more than 140 mg/dl as high blood sugar as per national guidelines