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Table 3 Overview of the cardiovascular events at last contact in the different young-onset T2DM subgroups

From: Characteristics and cardiovascular complications of a large cohort of adults diagnosed with type 2 diabetes <45 years

  Carotid surgery Surgery lower limbs TIA/CVA Cardiac event CV event
Men vs. women
 % Men 0.8 (4) 8.3 (41) 8.5 (42) 24.3 (120) 41.4 (205)
 % Women 1.0 (4) 5.1 (20) 5.6 (22) 14.8 (58) 33.2 (130)
p value 0.737 0.064 0.103 <0.0001 0.013
Adjusted p value 0.938 0.154 0.149 0.010 0.014
Caucasian vs. EM
 % Caucasians 1.0 (8) 7.7 (59) 7.9 (61) 21.6 (166) 40.8 (313)
 % EM 0 (0) 1.9 (2) 2.8 (3) 10.4 (11) 17.9 (19)
 p value 0.291 0.028 0.058 0.0008 <0.0001
 Adjusted p value 1.000 0.845 0.998 0.960 0.926
Different age groups at diagnosis
 % Diagnosis <35 years 0.8 (2) 6.4 (16) 3.6 (9) 15.7 (39) 26.9 (67)
 % Diagnosis 35–45 years 0.9 (6) 7.1 (45) 8.6 (55) 21.9 (139) 42.1 (268)
 p value 0.844 0.736 0.009 0.038 <0.0001
 Adjusted p value 0.996 0.566 0.744 0.651 0.189
  1. Data are % or (number)
  2. p values highlighted in italic are considered significant
  3. TIA transient ischemic attack; CVA cerebrovascular accident; CV cardiovascular; EM ethnic minority; cardiac event a myocardial infarction or an intervention such as a percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty or a coronary artery bypass graft