Table 1—

Demographic characteristics of the IT and UC* groups and for the total sample

Intensive therapyUsual careTotal sample
n7270142
Child’s age in years11.7 ± 2.611.5 ± 2.811.6 ± 2.7
Duration of diabetes4.8 ± 2.85.2 ± 3.05.0 ± 2.9
Baseline HbA1c (%)8.2 ± 1.18.1 ± 0.98.1 ± 1.0
Sex
 Male45.565.255.6
 Female54.534.844.4
Race/ethnicity
 Caucasian79.591.385.6
 African American15.96.511.1
 Hispanic2.30.01.1
 Other2.32.22.2
Family composition
 Intact70.576.173.3
 Blended6.815.211.1
 Single parent13.68.611.1
 Other9.10.04.4
  • Data are means ± 1 SD or %.

  • *

    * IT and UC groups had significantly different proportions of male (P < 0.003) and female subjects (P < 0.005).