Table 1—

Relations between prevalence of diabetic complications

PSN
Retinopathy
Overt nephropathy
+P+P+P
Cardiovascular disease57/95 (60)33/49 (67)NS54/94 (57)26/38 (68)NS84/140 (60)10/13 (77)NS
Pathological electrocardiogram12/81 (15)14/45 (31)0.0417/82 (21)9/32 (28)NS22/118 (19)4/12 (33)NS
Cerebrovascular lesion10/95 (11)5/49 (10)NS10/94 (11)4/38 (11)NS14/140 (10)3/13 (23)NS
PVD16/95 (17)20/49 (41)0.00226/94 (28)11/38 (29)NS36/140 (26)4/13 (31)NS
Foot ulcer2/95 (2)7/49 (14)0.0087/94 (7)4/38 (11)NS9/140 (6)2/13 (15)NS
PSN27/85 (32)16/35 (46)0.141/128 (32)8/13 (62)0.06
Retinopathy19/77 (25)16/43 (37)0.131/120 (26)7/10 (70)0.007
Overt nephropathy5/92 (5)8/49 (16)0.063/92 (3)7/38 (18)0.007
  • Data are frequencies (%) unless otherwise indicated. P refers to Fisher's exact two-tailed test values. PSN is defined as pathological filament or VPT ≥25 V.