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Table 4 Comparisons of age-specific prevalence rates of obesity and parental diabetes between ever chewers and never-chewers of betel nut in incident cases of newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus during the years 1992-1996

From: Betel nut chewing and incidence of newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus in Taiwan.

Year Age (years) Obesity I (%) Obesity II (%) Parental diabetes (%)
1992 < 40 36.4 vs.24.2 9.1 vs. 12.1 30.0 vs. 60.6
  40-49 37.9 vs. 38.0 6.1 vs. 2.6 53.2 vs. 52.4
  50-59 39.3 vs. 33.7 9.3 vs. 4.6 38.6 vs. 40.9
  60-69 37.1 vs. 36.6 6.4 vs. 4.2 20.5 vs. 22.8
  ≥70 37.5 vs. 32.6 4.8 vs. 1.9 8.5 vs. 10.5
1993 < 40 36.8 vs. 48.7 5.3 vs. 10.3 52.6 vs. 65.7
  40-49 45.8 vs. 41.7 12.0 vs. 6.0 50.6 vs. 48.4
  50-59 44.7 vs. 37.5 4.8 vs. 3.6 33.7 vs. 39.3
  60-69 39.4 vs. 37.9 5.1 vs. 3.5 23.9 vs. 22.1
  ≥70 33.0 vs. 32.4 4.2 vs. 2.7 8.9 vs. 8.6
1994 < 40 58.1 vs. 42.6 19.4 vs. 11.8 65.5 vs. 50.0
  40-49 47.6 vs. 43.2 11.8 vs. 8.6 47.8 vs. 50.4
  50-59 46.9 vs. 39.3* 5.4 vs. 6.0 32.2 vs. 36.2
  60-69 39.4 vs. 41.6 6.9 vs. 5.6 19.6 vs. 19.4
  ≥70 47.5 vs. 38.1 5.1 vs. 4.4 11.2 vs. 7.9
1995 < 40 52.1 vs. 44.4 8.3 vs. 15.9 55.6 vs. 48.8
  40-49 43.5 vs. 44.3 10.1 vs. 8.3 46.8 vs. 49.5
  50-59 53.1 vs. 38.8* 7.5 vs. 5.7 37.2 vs. 34.5
  60-69 39.8 vs. 42.2 5.8 vs. 5.0 16.5 vs. 19.9
  ≥70 41.7 vs. 36.8 6.0 vs. 3.0 9.0 vs. 6.2
1996 < 40 63.0 vs. 61.8 18.5 vs. 22.5 44.8 vs. 41.4
  40-49 56.0 vs. 48.0 10.9 vs. 9.5 46.7 vs. 42.8
  50-59 49.4 vs. 47.1 11.3 vs. 6.0* 39.1 vs. 35.2
  60-69 45.0 vs. 44.1 10.0 vs. 5.6* 23.2 vs. 17.4
  ≥70 30.1 vs. 37.7 4.8 vs. 5.2 1.4 vs. 8.2*
  1. Obesity I and II represent body mass index ≥25 and ≥30 kg/m2, respectively.
  2. Data are expressed as ever chewers vs. never-chewers with significant p values (< 0.05) indicated by asterisks, otherwise p values are > 0.05.