Table 1—

Baseline sample characteristics of the diabetic case subjects and their matched control subjects

TotalCase subjectsControl subjects
n1,269424845
Age (years)64.0 ± 7.6 (50–75)64.1 ± 7.7 (50–75)64.0 ± 7.6 (50–75)
Insurance status:
 Medicaid/self pay35 (2.8)19 (4.5)16 (1.9)
 Medicare660 (52.0)237 (55.9)423 (50.1)
 Other574 (45.2)168 (39.6)406 (48.0)
Race:
 Caucasian958 (75.5)314 (74.1)644 (76.2)
 Non-Caucasian37 (2.9)21 (4.9)16 (1.9)
 Not available274 (21.6)89 (21.0)185 (21.9)
  • Data are means ± SD (range) or n (%).