Table 3—

Differences between subjects known to have diabetes and those not known to have diabetes

Known diabetesNo diabetesP
TPN episodes3389
Age (years)49.5 (38–69)52 (38–67)NS
Male sex (%)4860NS
Mean blood glucose (mmol/l)9.0 (7.8–9.6)7.4 (6.5–8.7)0.05
TPN duration (days)5 (4–7)7 (5–14)0.06
Length of hospital stay (days)23 (10–42)29 (20–45)0.04
  • Data are median (range).