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Table 1 Characteristics of persons with type 1 diabetes according to depressive disorder

From: Prevalence and characteristics of depressive disorders in type 1 diabetes

  % female Percentage of first degree relative with depression (95% CI) Mean HbA1c (%)(95% CI) Mean HbA1c (mmol/mol) (95% CI)
Previous and/ or ongoing depressive disorders (n = 17) 76 53 (28, 77) 8.5 (7.6, 9.4) 66.8 (59.5, 78.1)
Ongoing major depression or dysthymia (n = 11) 64 64 (31, 89) 8.5 (7.0, 10.0)* 68.1 (53.5, 82.7)*
Previous episode(s) of depression (n = 6) 100 33 (4, 78) 8.6 (7.6, 9.5) 70.1 (59.7, 80.6)
No depressive disorder (n = 34) 41 32 (20, 54) 7.9 (7.5, 8.3)* 62.9 (58.7, 67.2)*
All persons with type 1 diabetes (n = 51) 53 39 (26, 54) 8.1 (7.7, 8.5) 64.9 (60.8, 69.1)
  1. *one value of HbA1c missing.
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