Table 1—

Year of birth, age at the different examinations, and number of women who participated in the Population Study of Women in Gothenburg and participation frequency and diabetes 32-year incidence in the different age cohorts

Year of birthParticipants (1968–1969)
Participants (1974–1975)
Participants (1980–1981)
Number of women contracting diabetes (1968–1980)
Participants (1992–1993)
Number of women contracting diabetes (1981–1992)
Participants (2000–2001)
Number of women contracting diabetes (1993–2000)
Diabetes incidence (1968–2001)
Agen (%)*Agen (%)Agen (%)nAgen (%)nAgen (%)nn (%)
193038372 (90)44336 (90)50308 (83)462249 (67)770231 (73)1829 (7.8)
192246431 (90)52387 (90)58332 (77)1070270 (63)1178201 (64)2546 (10.7)
191850398 (91)56351 (89)62325 (82)1074213 (54)1582176 (73)732 (8.2)
191454180 (89)60163 (90)66140 (78)77879 (44)48645 (63)314 (7.9)
19086081 (84)6665 (82)7249 (61)38419 (23)2928 (50)05 (6.5)
Total1,462 (90)1,302 (89)1,054 (72)34830 (70.2)39661 (71)53126 (8.7)
  • *

    * Percent of women originally sampled.

  • Percent of women who participated in 1968–1969 and were alive in the year of the examination.