Table 1—

Selected demographic, clinical, and standards of care variables among American Indian/Alaska Native people with type 2 diabetes (Indian Health Service, 2001)

nMean (SE) or percentage
Age at audit (years)7,49055.2 (13.3)
Duration of diabetes (years)7,4907.9 (6.9)
BMI7,49033.7 (7.3)
HbA1c (%)7,4908.0 (2.0)
Sex
 Male2,90138.4%
 Female4,64561.6%
Type of treatment
 Diet alone86811.6%
 Oral agents4,72063.0%
 Insulin (with or without oral agents)1,90225.4%
Delivery of clinical nutrition education
 RD1,63021.4%
 Both RD and non-RD other86311.6%
 non-RD2,47432.2%
 None2,40233.2%
 Refused1211.6%