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Table 2 Characteristics of patients with and without major depression disorder (MDD). Mann–Whitney test

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

  Patients with MDD (n = 22) Patients without MDD (n = 41) p-value
Age 31.32 ± 8.25 31.83 ± 9.37 0.88
Age at diagnosis 16.50 ± 8.06 14.68 ± 7.80 0.44
Education 11.45 ± 3.73 11.66 ± 3.62 0.76
Years of DM1 14.45 ± 8.57 16.90 ± 8.56 0.30
HbA1c 10% ± 3% 10% ± 2% 0.72
Number of complications 1.00 ± 1.08 1.00 ± 1.17 0.76
Gender: female N (%) N (%)  
  17 (77.27%) 23 (56.5%) 0.09
  1. Age (years), age at diagnosis (years), education (years), HbA1c (%)