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Table 1 Diabetic retinopathy in Xavante Indians according to clinical and laboratory data

From: Diabetic retinopathy among Brazilian Xavante Indians

Variable Diabetic retinopathy p valuea
Yes (n = 27) No (n = 113)
Mean (min–max) Mean (min–max)
Diabetes duration (months) 77.1 (12–180) 28.7 (0–132) < 0.01
Fasting glucose (mg/dL) 356.4 (230–600) 219.7 (72–600) < 0.01b
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 162.5 (124–280) 148.4 (15–378) 0.06b
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 309.9 (88–3654) 220.3 (53–1981) 0.02b
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 40.0 (26.0–63.0) 39.3 (23.6–59.0) 0.63b
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 75.4 (10–140) 69.2 (27–116) 0.32
C-reactive protein (mg/L) 2.92 (0.48–41.44) 3.78 (0.35–83.05) 0.28b
HbA1c (%) 12.5 (8.2–16.0) 9.76 (5.5–18.8) < 0.01b
Microalbuminuria (mg/L) 49.8 (2.2–778) 17.2 (1.1–5190) < 0.01b
Apolipoprotein A–I (mg/dL) 114.1 (96.8–143) 110.7 (73–229.2) 0.23b
Apolipoprotein B (mg/dL) 71.4 (30.4–113) 75.2 (38–134) 0.42b
  1. aStudent’s t test for mean comparison
  2. bData were transformed in logarithmic values to a skewed distribution. In these cases, data are described by geometric means