Table 1—

Characteristics of patients with type 2 diabetes by ethnicity group

South AsianWhite EuropeanTotalP
n4216141,035
Sex
    Female190 (45)289 (48)479 (47)0.3386
    Male231 (55)311 (52)542 (53)
Treatment:
    Insulin71 (17)127 (21)198 (20)0.1249
    Tablets/diet350 (83)487 (79)817 (80)
Any retinopathy (yes)189 (45)225 (37)414 (40)0.0078
STR (yes)68 (16)74 (12)142 (14)0.0597
Maculopathy (yes)53 (13)52 (8)105 (10)0.0310
Previous photocoagulation (yes)15 (4)28 (5)43 (4)0.4296
  • Data are n (%). n = 1,035. Data are missing regarding the sex of 14 individuals.