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Table 2 HbA1c of patients by specific diabetes characteristics, [mean (95% CI)]

From: Predictors of glucose control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: results of a cross-sectional study in Cameroon

Variables HbA1c p value
Mean 95% CI
Age tertiles
 First (4–14 years) 10.8 (10.2–11.4)  
 Second (15–16 years) 10.3 (9.6–11.0)  
 Third (>16 years) 9.8 (9.1–10.5) 0.482a
Duration of diabetes (years)
 <2 10.5 (9.1–11.9)  
 2–5 10.1 (9.1–11.1)  
 >5 10.5 (9.2–11.8) 0.860a
Insulin Regimen
 2 daily injections 8.9 (7.9–9.9)  
 Multiple daily injection 11.2 (10.4–12.0) 0.001*
Family structure
 Both parents living together 10.2 (9.3–11.1)  
 Others 10.4 (9.3–11.5) 0.771*
Primary caregiver
 Mother 8.7 (8.0–9.4)  
 Others 12.7 (11.9–13.4) <0.001*
Clinic visits in the last 6 months
 1–3 times 11.5 (10.7–12.3)  
 >3 times 8.7 (7.8–9.6) <0.001*
Socioeconomic status
 Low/middle 10.9 (10.2–11.6)  
 High 9.1 (8.5–9.7) 0.014*
Family history of diabetes
 Positive family history 10.5 (9.1–11.9)  
 No family history 10.2 (9.4–11.0) 0.654*
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. * Calculated using students’ independent t test
  3. aCalculated using one-way ANOVA