Table 1—

Selected characteristics of the study population in men aged ≥20 years by diabetes status, U.S. 1988–1991, NHANES III

OverallDiabetesNo diabetes
n1,4131011,312
Age (years)42.4 ± 0.841.8 ± 0.857.0 ± 2.8
Race/ethnicity
    Non-Hispanic white84.2 ± 2.684.6 ± 2.574.5 ± 6.6
    Non-Hispanic black10.3 ± 2.09.9 ± 1.919.6 ± 5.9
    Mexican American5.5 ± 1.55.5 ± 1.55.9 ± 2.3
BMI (kg/m2)26.4 ± 0.226.2 ± 0.229.5 ± 1.4
Waist-to-hip ratio0.95 ± 0.0030.95 ± 0.0031.02 ± 0.01
  • Data are means or proportions ± SE.