Table 1

Descriptive characteristics of the NDSS population, 1997–2008

Type 1 diabetesType 2 diabetes
n80,676872,706
Males (%)52.153.2
Median follow-up time (years)12.05.8
Insulin use (%)10032.4
Age at diagnosisa21.6 (11.6, 32.4)59.5 (50.2, 69.2)
Age at registrationa27.4 (15.1, 36.6)60.4 (51.1, 69.7)
Cancer (n)2,07970,406
Cancer deaths (n)59326,333
  • a Median (25th, 75th percentiles).