Table 2—

Yearly changes in the patient ratio every 5 years from 1974 to 2002 in primary school children and junior high school children with type 2 diabetes

YearnPrimary school childrenJunior high school children
1974–1980364 (11.1)*32 (88.9)
1981–19855911 (18.6)48 (81.4)
1986–1990508 (16.0)42 (84.0)
1991–1995438 (18.6)35 (81.4)
1996–20024415 (34.1)*29 (65.9)
Total23246 (19.8)186 (80.2)
  • Data are n (%).

  • *

    * P = 0.019, percentage of primary school children in 1974–1980 vs. 1996–2002.