Table 1—

Clinical and laboratory characteristics of patients classified according to an OGTT

Clinical characteristicsOGTT classification
P
NGTIGTDiabetes
n (%)48 (34)54 (39)38 (27)
Age (years)65.7 ± 14.167.6 ± 13.769.0 ± 13.40.5
Sex (% male)81.080.076.00.8
Ethnicity (%)0.9
    White94.092.092.0
    Other*6.08.08.0
Cardiac diagnosis (%)0.002
    AMI29.057.063.0
    Unstable angina71.043.037.0
    BMI (kg/m2)26.8 ± 2.928.2 ± 3.227.3 ± 3.20.08
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)134 ± 22.5134 ± 15.4135 ± 19.00.86
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)82 ± 15.777 ± 10.183 ± 10.70.09
Laboratory variables
    Cholesterol (mmol/l)4.4 ± 0.84.2 ± 0.84.6 ± 1.10.66
    Triglyceride (mmol/l)1.4 ± 0.71.5 ± 0.51.7 ± 0.90.58
    APG (mmol/l)6.6 ± 1.6 (4.2–13.4)6.9 ± 1.6 (3.4–13.3)9.3 ± 3.5 (5.2–19.7)<0.001
    Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l)5.1 ± 0.5 (4.0–6.8)5.6 ± 0.6 (4.2–6.9)6.8 ± 1.4 (4.7–10)<0.001§
  • Data are n (%), means ± SD, or means ± SD (range).

  • * Includes patients of south Asian and Afro-Caribbean ethnicity.

  • Diabetes vs. NGT; IGT vs. NGT.

  • Diabetes vs. IGT; diabetes vs. NGT.

  • § Diabetes vs. IGT; diabetes vs. NGT; IGT vs. NGT.