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Table 2 Mean age and IMD scores for the Approached, Recruited and Study completed men

From: Ethnicity and neighbourhood deprivation determines the response rate in sexual dysfunction surveys

  All Men with Diabetes p* Men without Diabetes p*
Total South Asians Europids Total South Asians Europids
Approached group
 Number (%) 8686 2851 (32.8) 1580 (36.5) 1271 (29.1)   5835 (67.2) 2744 (63.5) 3091 (70.9)  
 Mean age ± SD 53.5 ± 11.1 55.5 ± 10.4 54.2 ± 10.4 56.6 ± 10.3 <0.001 52.6 ± 11.2 50.9 ± 11.3 53.6 ± 11.1 <0.001
 IMD score ± SD 22.3 ± 11.9 21.9 ± 12.4 25.8 ± 11.6 19.1 ± 12.3 <0.001 22.4 ± 11.7 26.4 ± 11.5 20.1 ± 11.2 <0.001
Recruited group
 Number (%) 761 (8.8) 336 (11.8) 149 (9.4) 187 (14.7) <0.001 425 (7.3) 148 (5.4) 277 (9.0) <0.001
 Mean age ± SD 56.8 ± 9.3 58.0 ± 9.2 58 ± 9.7 58 ± 8.9 0.99 55.9 ± 9.3 56 ± 9.9 55.8 ± 9.1 0.83
 IMD score ± SD 20.9 ± 11.9 21.5 ± 12.4 25.3 ± 10.9 18.7 ± 12.6 <0.001 19.8 ± 11.5 24.8 ± 11 17.5 ± 10.9 <0.001
Study completed group
 Number (%) 544 (71.5) 239 (71.1) 98 (65.8) 141 (75.4) 0.47 305 (71.8) 87 (58.5) 218 (78.7) <0.001
 Mean age ± SD 57.1 ± 9.3 58 ± 9.2 59.2 ± 9.3 57.8 ± 9.3 0.25 55.9 ± 9.3 57.2 ± 9.9 56 ± 8.9 0.32
 IMD score ± SD 19.9 ± 11.9 21.5 ± 12.4 25.4 ± 11.6 18.5 ± 12.3 <0.001 19.8 ± 11.5 23.5 ± 10.3 17.4 ± 11.2 <0.001
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. * Comparison of South Asian and Europid ethnicities within the diabetic and non diabetic groups