Table 2—

Cumulative incidence of type 2 diabetes after age 40 years in people with birth weights >3.5 kg according to increase in length between birth and age 3 months

Increase in length (cm)Cumulative incidence of diabetes (%)n cases/n subjects
≤84.014/347
8–93.321/637
9–102.426/1078
10–112.926/895
>112.110/475
P for trend = 0.004