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Table 2 Age, anthropometric and biochemical characteristics of participants with HbA1c and glucose-based test

From: Prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes in rural Tehri Garhwal, India: influence of diagnostic method

  Time 1a Time 2a p-value
Age, years 52 (18) NA NA
HbA1c (%) 5.9 (5.86.2) NA NA
Height, cm 154.5 (149.5161.3)b As for Time 1 NA
Weight, kg 56.0 (48.864.0)b 55.0 (46.663.4) 0.06
Body mass index, kg/m2 22.7 (19.825.7)c 22.3 (19.625.7)b 0.08
Waist, cm 80.7 (70.089.6) 81.3 (71.589.8) 0.22
Hip, cm 93.0 (88.297.8) 92.8 (88.097.5) 0.24
Waist-hip ratio 0.87 (0.80.9) 0.88 (0.80.9) 0.79
FBG, mg/dL NA 104 (95114)d NA
PBG, mg/dL NA 130 (111152)e NA
Hemoglobin, g/dL NA 11 (1012) NA
  1. Data show median of baseline characteristics with interquartile range in parentheses
  2. n = 140, excluding 18 subjects with normal HbA1c results (HbA1c < 5.7%)
  3. p-values were based on Wilcoxon’s signed-rank test
  4. aDiagnostic test for diabetes at Time 1: HbA1c; at Time 2: FBG/PBG test
  5. bTime 1 Height & Weight; Time 2 BMI: n = 139
  6. cTime 1 BMI: n = 138
  7. dTime 2 FBG: n = 117
  8. e Time 2 PBG: n = 135
  9. BMI body mass index, HbA1c glycosylated hemoglobin, FBG fasting blood glucose, PBG post-prandial blood glucose, NA not applicable/available
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