Table 1

Characteristics of the study population according to diabetes status

Participants with diabetesParticipants without diabetes
n5062,530
Sex
 Men419 (82.8)2,095 (82.8)
 Women87 (17.2)435 (17.2)
Calendar year at the time of hiring in EDF-GDF
 1957–1966247 (48.8)1,239 (49.0)
 1967–1976190 (37.6)947 (37.4)
 1977–198769 (13.6)344 (13.6)
Age at the time of hiring in EDF-GDF (years)
 15–19170 (33.6)873 (34.5)
 20–29262 (51.8)1,303 (51.5)
 30 or more74 (14.6)354 (14.0)
Occupational grade at the time of hiring in EDF-GDF
 Managers or executives47 (9.3)235 (9.3)
 Associates professionals or technicians34 (6.7)170 (6.7)
 Clerks189 (37.4)945 (37.4)
 Manual workers232 (45.8)1,160 (45.8)
 Missing4 (0.8)20 (0.8)
Occupational grade at 35 years
 Managers or executives75 (14.8)420 (16.6)
 Associates professionals or technicians252 (49.8)1,369 (54.1)
 Clerks66 (13.0)290 (11.5)
 Manual workers85 (16.8)325 (12.8)
 Missing28 (5.5)126 (5.0)
Age at the time of diabetes onset (years)
 35–4428 (5.5)
 45–54364 (71.9)
 55 or more114 (22.5)
BMI at 50 years (kg/m2)
 Normal or underweight97 (19.2)1,217 (48.1)
 Overweight231 (45.6)1,030 (40.7)
 Obese169 (33.4)145 (5.7)
 Missing9 (1.8)138 (5.5)
  • Values are n (%).