Table 2—

Patient characteristics

Patient characteristicsDMPNon-DMPSignificance of difference (P value)
n865534
Mean age (years)70.2 ± 8.370.5 ± 8.90.52
Female subjects465 (53.8)285 (53.4)0.89
BMI (kg/m2)30.3 ± 5.830.3 ± 6.50.86
Smokers68 (8.0)49 (9.3)0.39
Number of other chronic conditions2.1 ± 1.32.1 ± 2.10.51
Education (≤9 years)612 (70.8)386 (72.3)0.54
Annual household income ≤€21,000 ($29,400)722 (83.5)435 (81.5)0.34
Married/living in partnership568 (65.7)336 (62.9)0.51
  • Data are means ± SD or n (%).