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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Initiation of once daily insulin detemir is not associated with weight gain in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: results from an observational study

  Total cohort Body mass index (BMI) at baseline
BMI <25 25 ≤ BMI < 30 30 ≤ BMI < 35 BMI ≥ 35
N (%) 17,374 3,534 (20.8%) 6,811 (40.1%) 4,218 (24.9%) 2,405 (14.2%)
Age (years) 62 ± 12 62 ± 12 62 ± 12 62 ± 11 60 ± 11
Male (%) 53% 55% 58% 52% 39%
Weight (kg) 80.8 ± 17.6 62.8 ± 8.5 76.4 ± 9.2 88.6 ± 11.0 104.5 ± 15.6
BMI (kg/m2) 29.2 ± 5.3 22.8 ± 1.7 27.4 ± 1.4 32.1 ± 1.4 38.8 ± 3.3
Waist circumference (cm) 99.3 ± 15.1 85.3 ± 9.0 96.0 ± 9.7 107.3 ± 9.4 119.5 ± 12.4
Hip circumference (cm) 104.0 ± 13.4 94.5 ± 8.0 102.3 ± 8.4 110.7 ± 9.7 123.3 ± 14.0
Waist:hip ratio 0.94 ± 0.11 0.90 ± 0.09 0.93 ± 0.08 0.97 ± 0.10 0.98 ± 0.13
Blood pressure (mmHg)      
Systolic 136 ± 17 131 ± 16 135 ± 16 139 ± 16 140 ± 18
Diastolic 81 ± 10 78 ± 9 81 ± 9 82 ± 10 82 ± 11
FBG (mmol/L) 10.3 ± 3.1 9.8 ± 3.0 10.0 ± 2.9 10.4 ± 3.1 10.8 ± 3.1
HbA1c (%) 8.9 ± 1.6 8.7 ± 1.8 8.8 ± 1.5 9.0 ± 1.5 9.1 ± 1.5
Lipd profile (mmol/L)      
  Total cholesterol 5.1 ± 1.2 5.0 ± 1.1 5.1 ± 1.2 5.1 ± 1.2 5.0 ± 1.2
  HDL 1.2 ± 0.4 1.3 ± 0.4 1.2 ± 0.3 1.2 ± 0.4 1.2 ± 0.3
  LDL 2.9 ± 1.0 2.9 ± 0.9 3.0 ± 1.0 2.9 ± 1.0 2.8 ± 1.0
  Triglycerides 2.1 ± 1.2 1.8 ± 1.2 2.1 ± 1.2 2.2 ± 1.2 2.4 ± 1.2
Duration of Diabetes (years) 10 ± 7 10 ± 8 10 ± 7 10 ± 7 9 ± 7
Duration of OHA treatment 8 ± 7 9 ± 8 8 ± 6 8 ± 6 8 ± 7
Number of OHAs      
  1 OHA 29.9% 33.7% 30.3% 26.8% 26.9%
  2 OHAs 54.1% 50.4% 54.8% 56.7% 54.2%
  >2 OHAs 16.0% 15.8% 14.9% 16.5% 18.9%
  1. Continuous measures are shown as mean ± standard deviation.