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Table 2 Clinical characteristics at baseline and discharge

From: Short-term change of carotid intima-media thickness after treatment of hyperglycemia in patients with diabetes: a cross-sectional study

Group Total I N D p value
CIMT at baseline (mm) 0.737 ± 0.154 0.724 ± 0.146 0.714 ± 0.149 0.821 ± 0.154*,** <0.001
CIMT on the day before discharge (mm) 0.738 ± 0.155 0.800 ± 0.166* 0.715 ± 0.148 0.731 ± 0.145 <0.001
Hb at baseline (g/dl) 13.5 ± 1.9 13.5 ± 1.8 13.5 ± 2.0 13.6 ± 1.5 0.934
Hb on the day before discharge (g/dl) 13.2 ± 1.7 13.4 ± 1.7 13.1 ± 1.8 13.0 ± 1.3 0.305
Ht at baseline (%) 40.6 ± 5.5 40.7 ± 5.2 40.5 ± 6.0 41.0 ± 4.3 0.813
Ht on the day before discharge (%) 39.6 ± 5.0 40.3 ± 4.9 39.5 ± 5.4 39.4 ± 3.7 0.447
AUC daily blood glucose at baseline 2785 ± 821 2756 ± 805 2731 ± 765 3010 ± 997 0.171
AUC daily blood glucose on the day before discharge 1892 ± 398 1846 ± 327 1899 ± 400 1936 ± 486 0.628
  1. Values are presented as the mean ± SD or number (%)
  2. I increased IMT group, N unchanged IMT group, D decreased IMT group, Ht hematocrit
  3. * p < 0.01 vs N, ** p < 0.01 vs I