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Table 1 Age, sex, and comorbidities of physicians and comparisons (general population)

From: Risk of diabetes mellitus in physicians: a nationwide study in Taiwan

Characteristic Physicians (n = 28,440) Comparisons (n = 56,880) p-value
Age (years) 46.5 ± 10.9 46.5 ± 10.9 > 0.999
Age (years)
  < 35 3985 (14.0) 7970 (14.0) > 0.999
 35–49 14,279 (50.2) 28,558 (50.2)  
 50–64 8497 (29.9) 16,994 (29.9)  
  ≥ 65 1679 (5.9) 3358 (5.9)  
Sex
 Male 24,258 (85.3) 48,516 (85.3) > 0.999
 Female 4182 (14.7) 8364 (14.7)  
Comorbidity
 Hypertension 5673 (20.0) 10,761 (18.9) < 0.001
 Hyperlipidemia 5496 (19.3) 7790 (13.7) < 0.001
 Hyperuricemia 2101 (7.4) 4230 (7.4) 0.796
 Coronary artery disease 1532 (5.4) 3385 (6.0) < 0.001
 Congestive heart failure 147 (0.5) 645 (1.1) < 0.001
 Hyperthyroidism 128 (0.5) 216 (0.4) 0.127
 Hypothyroidism 260 (0.9) 482 (0.9) 0.322
 Polycystic ovary syndrome 58 (0.2) 90 (0.2) 0.130
  1. Data are number (%) or mean ± SD