Table 1—

Demographics of the sample in relation to age subset and maintenance treatment arm

Younger subjects (aged <55 years)
Older subjects (aged ≥55 years)
AllSertralinePlaceboAllSertralinePlacebo
n854738673235
Age (years)44.0 ± 7.743.0 ± 8.145.3 ± 7.164.0 ± 6.661.5 ± 6.2*66.3 ± 6.2
Female sex50 (58.8)27 (57.4)23 (60.5)41 (61.2)19 (59.4)22 (62.9)
White race69 (81.2)36 (76.6)33 (86.8)54 (80.6)26 (81.3)28 (80.0)
Married55 (64.7)31 (66.0)24 (63.2)36 (53.7)13 (40.6)23 (65.7)
Education (years)14.3 ± 2.414.2 ± 2.614.5 ± 2.113.9 ± 2.914.2 ± 2.813.5 ± 2.9
Type 2 diabetes60 (70.6)32 (68.1)28 (73.7)66 (98.5)32 (100)34 (97.1)
  • Data are means ± SD or n (%).

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    * P = 0.003 compared with placebo-treated subjects.