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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the 209 studied patients

From: The cost of type 2 diabetes in Brazil: evaluation of a diabetes care center in the city of São Paulo, Brazil

Variable Male Female Total mean (%) SD
Age (years) 64.35 62.35 63.34 9.98
N (%) 87 (41.6) 122 (58.4) –– ––
Education     
 Illiterate 2 7 9 (4.3) 0,502
 Elementary school 50 36 86 (41.1) 0,455
 Middle school 15 38 53 (25.4) 0,496
 High school 20 15 35 (16.7) 0,441
 University 14 12 26 (12.4) 0,508
Duration of T2DM (years) 12.6 13.5 13.19 7.73
HbA1c (%) of 5 years 7.81 8.37 8.14 1.60
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 28.95 30.13 29.65 6.53
Complications of DM     
 Retinopathy 31 40 71 (34.0) 0.499
 Neuropathy 48 49 97 (46.4) 0.502
 Nephropathy 35 49 84 (40.2) 0.495
 Macroangiopathy 43 39 82 (39.2) 0.502
Number of complications of DM     
 0 15 33 48 (23.0) 0,468
 1 24 35 59 (28.2) 0,495
 2 22 26 48 (23.0) 0,504
 3 15 22 37 (17.7) 0,498
 4 11 6 17 (8.1) 0,493
Risk factors     
 Arterial hypertension 76 106 182 (87.1) 0.49
 Dyslipidemia 66 97 163 (78.0) 0.49
 Smoking 7 11 18 (8.61) 0.50