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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants

From: Accuracy of a Novel Non-Invasive technology based EZSCAN system for the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus in Chinese

Characteristic Diabetic patients* (n = 75) Non-diabetic subjects (n = 120) P value
Men, n (%) 34 (45.3) 65 (54.2) 0.23
Age, years 60.5 ± 8.4 47.0 ± 16.2 < 0.0001
Body height, cm 162.7 ± 9.3 166.4 ± 9.1 0.006
Body weight, kg 70.4 ± 12.7 68.3 ± 12.9 0.26
Body mass index, kg/m2 26.6 ± 3.9 24.5 ± 3.3 0.0001
Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg 143.5 ± 14.2 136.4 ± 18.5 0.003
Diastolic blood pressure, mm Hg 80.2 ± 9.2 81.8 ± 10.2 0.50
Fasting blood glucose, mmol/L 6.86 ± 1.23 5.07 ± 0.59 < 0.0001
Use of anti-diabetic drugs, n (%) 61 (81.3%) 0 -
  1. Values are mean ± standard deviation, or number of subjects (%).
  2. *Diabetes mellitus was defined as a plasma glucose of at least 7.0 mmol/L fasting or 11.1 mmol/L at 2 hours post-load, or as the use of antidiabetic agents.