Table 1 —

Table summarizing demographics of sample completing follow-up

Demographic variableGirlsBoys
Gender25 (46)29 (54)
Age (at recruitment)14.4 ± 1.814.6 ± 1.9
Duration of diabetes (at recruitment)5.0 ± 4.54.8 ± 3.0
Insulin regimen (two injections)23 (92)25 (86)
Parental occupation
 Professional5 (20)8 (28)
 Intermediate10 (40)10 (34)
 Skilled nonmanual4 (16)2 (8)
 Skilled manual4 (16)7 (22)
 Semiskilled/unskilled2 (8)2 (8)
  • Data are n (%) or means ± SD. Classification of parental occupation was taken from the Classification of Occupations and Directory of Occupational Titles. I: Introduction, Structure and Index. London, HMSO, 1980.