Table 2—

Biochemical data at presentation and frequency of autoantibodies by race and period

Black
White
Period IPeriod IIPPeriod IPeriod IIP
Diabetic ketoacidosis (%)53360.1237380.95
Ketosis (%)72660.5785740.19
Bicarbonate (meq/l)16.1 ± 7.817.6 ± 7.90.2917.4 ± 6.617.4 ± 7.80.95
Venous pH7.30 ± 0.147.25 ± 0.230.387.28 ± 0.177.29 ± 0.160.92
≥1 antibody75650.3189880.83
≥3 antibodies32290.7252510.95
  • Data are means ± SD unless otherwise indicated.