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Table 6 Distribution of intermediate hyperglycemia categories* according to sex, race and age, baseline of the Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil), n = 15102, 2008-2010

From: High prevalence of diabetes and intermediate hyperglycemia – The Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil)

  Impaired glucose tolerance Impaired fasting glucose (WHO) Impaired fasting glucose (ADA) Intermediate HbA1C**
  Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women Total
  n % n % % n % n % % n % n % % n % n % %
Total 1455 21.1 1609 19.6 20.3 1680 24.4 1206 14.7 19.1 4050 58.8 3896 47.4 52.6 1011 14.7 1420 17.3 16.1
Age                     
35-44 263 16.9 286 16.1 16.4 286 18.3 132 7.4 12.5 976 62.5 675 37.9 49.4 240 15.4 244 13.7 14.5
45-54 556 20.7 606 18.6 19.6 681 25.4 471 14.4 19.4 1635 61.0 1605 49.3 54.6 422 15.7 573 17.6 16.8
55-64 428 23.1 477 20.1 21.4 512 27.6 444 18.7 22.6 1028 55.4 1222 51.4 53.2 237 12.8 446 18.8 16.1
65-74 208 26.4 240 29.9 28.1 201 25.5 159 19.8 22.6 411 52.2 394 49.0 50.6 112 14.2 157 19.5 16.9
Race/Color (n = 14918)                     
White 804 22.3 828 19.8 21.0 895 24.9 597 14.2 19.2 2226 61.9 2032 48.5 54.7 498 13.8 639 15.3 14.6
Brown 405 20.0 440 20.2 20.1 478 23.6 338 15.5 19.4 1155 57.0 1060 48.7 52.7 292 14.4 390 17.9 16.2
Black 179 19.0 250 17.2 17.9 215 22.9 209 14.4 17.7 489 52.0 617 42.4 46.1 181 19.2 331 22.7 21.4
Indigenous 19 20.7 10 15.4 18.5 23 25.0 14 21.5 23.6 52 56.5 31 47.7 52.9 10 10.9 11 16.9 13.4
Asian 29 22.7 66 26.8 25.4 40 31.3 32 13.0 19.3 69 53.9 119 48.4 50.3 15 11.7 35 14.2 13.4
  1. *After excluding diabetes defined by self-report, medication use or HbA1C, FPG or 2hPG.
  2. **HbA1C ≥5.7% (≥38.8 mmol).