Table 1—

Characteristics of 530 participants in the Sandy Lake Health and Diabetes Project, stratified by age-group and sex

VariableMen
Women
18–35>3518–35>35
n*13695180119
Age (years)25.71 ± 4.8650.15 ± 11.5226.10 ± 4.9050.03 ± 12.10
BMI (kg/m2)26.10 ± 4.4927.93 ± 4.5928.55 ± 5.9029.62 ± 4.84
Percent body fat (%)27.40 ± 7.4128.01 ± 7.4544.97 ± 9.3844.78 ± 8.16
Waist (cm)94.01 ± 11.58101.43 ± 11.6692.73 ± 12.4497.80 ± 10.41
Waist-to-hip ratio (cm/cm)0.93 ± 0.070.98 ± 0.070.87 ± 0.050.89 ± 0.05
Fasting glucose (mmol/l)5.90 ± 2.057.96 ± 4.226.07 ± 2.627.90 ± 4.48
2-h PC glucose (mmol/l)6.06 ± 4.508.19 ± 5.276.90 ± 3.959.07 ± 4.44
Fasting insulin (pmol/l)101.22 ± 78.94141.72 ± 87.60146.23 ± 150.84138.22 ± 77.53
IGT (%)3.79.511.527.1
Type 2 diabetes (%)10.435.813.838.1
Activity (hours/week)
 Leisure11.86.95.51.5
 Job14.68.19.89.2
  • Data are means ± SD unless otherwise indicated.

  • *

    * Sample sizes vary slightly due to occasional missing values;

  • median hours/week activity average over past year.