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Table 1 Association of age and metabolic syndrome components with incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in the study population

From: Assessing clustering of metabolic syndrome components available at primary care for Bantu Africans using factor analysis in the general population

Variables of interest Participants with incident types 2 DM Absence of diabetic participants P Values
Age (Years) 53 ± 13 36 ± 12 < 0.0001
BMI (Kg/m2) 24.4 ± 5.6 23.3 ± 5.4 0.881
WC (cm) 86 ± 14.7 78.7 ± 14.3 < 0.0001
SBP (mm Hg) 131.1 ± 31.1 117 ± 17 < 0.0001
DBP (mm Hg) 80 ± 16.7 70 ± 11.7 < 0.0001
FPG (mmd/L) 7.5 ± 2 5.1 ± 1 < 0.0001
Triglycerides (mmd/L) 3.8 ± 0.8 2.7 ± 0.9 < 0.0001
HDL – C (mmd/L) 1 ± 0.3 2 ± 0.6 < 0.0001
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