Table 4—

Discriminant analysis of 5-year survival in type 1 diabetic patients

VariableChange in Rao’s VSignificance
Autonomic neuropathy44.80.0001
Systolic blood pressure18.10.0001
Foot disease13.40.0002
BMI3.10.08
Peripheral sensorimotor neuropathy3.50.06
Proteinuria2.60.1
Macrovascular disease1.90.2
Duration of diabetes
Retinopathy
Smoking
  • Duration of diabetes, retinopathy, and smoking were not found to be significant predictors of death. Adapted from O’Brien et al. (36).