Table 2—

Diabetes-related characteristics

Age <20 years (n = 39)Age >20 years (n = 33)
Diabetes duration (years)7.1 ± 3.914.5 ± 5.7**
Insulin injections33 (84.6)16 (48)
CSII6 (15.4)17 (51.5)**
Insulin requirement (U · kg−1 · day−1)0.950.74*
Kidney problems4 (10.3)9 (27.3)
Eye problems1 (2.6)4 (12/1)
Neurological problems1 (2.6)3 (9.1)
Hypertension medication/s3 (7.7)8 (24.2)
Levothyroxine replacement6 (15.4)4 (12.1)
  • Data are n (%).

  • *

    * P < 0.05;

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    ** P < 0.01, Student’s t test for continuous variables and χ2 for categorical data.