Table 3–

Lower extremity complications and clinical outcomes

TotalNon-Hispanic whiteMexican AmericansOther
n1,666733 (44.0%)866 (52.0%)67 (4.0%)
Neuropathy (%)41.4%42.2%40.9%37.5%
Peripheral vascular disease (%)12.311.712.910.9
Ulcers treated for infection (%)53.457.852.130.8
Neuropathy to ulcer ratio38.635.340.652.0
Amputation incidence (per 1,000 person-years)5.94.17.46.4
Ulcer incidence (per 1,000 person-years)68.471.263.783.1
Ulcer to amputation ratio (%)8.76.410.47.7
Incidence of Charcot arthropathy (per 1,000 person-years)8.511.76.40
  • Data are means ± SD.