Table 2—

Comparing adult diabetic patients from two urban locations

Urban New York diabetic patientsUrban Detroit diabetic patientsP
n692680
Age (years)64.4 ± 0.4764.5 ± 0.44NS
BMI (kg/m2)30.131.6<0.01
SBP (mmHg)141 ± 0.76145 ± 0.860.01
DBP (mmHg)78 ± 0.4178 ± 0.50NS
BP <130/85 mmHg29.923.20.01
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)113 ± 1.4118 ± 1.90.01
LDL cholesterol <100 mg/dl36.234.6NS
HbA1c (%)8.31 ± 0.088.33 ± 0.08NS
HbA1c <7%28.428.7NS
  • Data are means ± SE and %.

  • Independent Student t test;

  • χ2 analysis.