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Table 1 Patient’s baseline characteristics

From: The usefulness of quantifying intraepidermal nerve fibers density in the diagnostic of diabetic peripheral neuropathy: a cross-sectional study

Age (years)a 65 [14]
Male genderb 21 (58.3 %)
Diabetes duration (years)a 9 [7]
HbA1c (%)c 8.2 ± 1
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)c 206.9 ± 51.6
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL)c 123.8 ± 41.7
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)c 45.2 ± 8.7
Triglycerides (mg/dL)c 189.6 ± 99.6
BMI (kg/m2)c 30.7 ± 3.5
Waist circumference (cm)c 106.2 ± 9.3
Retinopathyb 13 (36.1 %)
Chronic kidney diseaseb 11 (30.6 %)
Hypertensionb 22 (61.2 %)
  1. aNumerical, continuous variables without Gaussian distribution. Values are presented as median and [interquartile range]
  2. bDichotomous variables. Values are presented as numbers and (percentage from total)
  3. cNumerical continuous variables with Gaussian distribution. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation