Table 2

Characteristics of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes with recurrent and nonrecurrent hypoglycemia in the previous year

Recurrent hypoglycemiaNonrecurrent hypoglycemiaP
n (%)38 (6)618 (94)
Sex (male/female)26/12291/327NS
Age at diagnosis (years)6.6 ± 3.67.4 ± 4.1NS
Age at questionnaire (years)12.8 ± 4.112.8 ± 4.0NS
Duration of diabetes (years)6.2 ± 3.65.4 ± 3.9NS
A1C (%) since diagnosis8.5 ± 0.98.5 ± 1.0NS
Severe hypoglycemia: episodes in preceding year9665
Rate of severe hypoglycemia (episodes/100 patient-years)252.610.5<0.01
Impaired awareness of hypoglycemia (%)47280.031
  • Data are means ± SD unless indicated otherwise.