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Table 1 Clinical, demographic and laboratorial characteristics of T1D patients

From: Low empowerment and diabetes regimen distress are related to HbA1c in low income type 1 diabetes patients in a Brazilian tertiary public hospital

Variable (n = 63) Mean SD
Age 31.65 8.93
Years of T1D 16.05 8.57
Education 11.59 3.63
Number of glucose self-measures/day 3.00 2.70
Number of complications 1.00 1.13
HbA1c 10% 2%
Cholesterol 180.59 46.29
HDL 53.29 12.44
LDL 104.42 43.36
Triglycerides 103.74 72.65
VLDL 20.29 12.83
Variable N (%) N (%)
Gender 40 (63.49%) Female 23 (36.51%) Male
Income 51 (80.95%)—until 3 minimal Brazilian wage 12 (19.05%)—above 3 minimal Brazilian wage
Conjugal status 26 (41.27%)—have a partner 37 (58.73%)—don’t have a partner
  1. Descriptive analyses: age (years), time of T1D (years), education (years), self-reported number of self glucose measures/day, Col, HDL, LDL, VLDL, triglycerides (mg/dL), sex (%), income, according IBGE