Table 1

Baseline characteristics

AllMaleFemale
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Age at diagnosis (years)9.6 (0.2–16.5)9.8 (0.2–16.5)9.5 (0.2–16.2)
Age at first assessment (years)14.5 (0.1–21.1)14.6 (10.0–21)14.5 (10.1–21.1)
Duration at first assessment (years)4.8 (0.2–17.0)4.8 (0.2–16.9)5.0 (0.2–17.0)
Age at microalbuminuria onset (years)15.6 (6.0–20.7)15.3 (11.2–20.7)15.9 (6.0–18.7)
BMI SD score0.79 ± 0.970.70 ± 0.970.87 ± 0.97
A1C (%)9.3 ± 1.99.2 ± 1.89.4 ± 1.9
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)4.5 ± 0.94.3 ± 0.84.7 ± 1.0*
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.6 ± 0.41.6 ± 0.41.7 ± 0.4*
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)2.3 ± 0.72.2 ± 0.72.5 ± 0.8*
TG (mmol/l)1.0 (0.2–8.5)1.0 (0.2–7.3)1.0 (0.3–8.5)
Non-HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)2.9 ± 0.92.7 ± 0.83.1 ± 1.0*
  • Data are medians (range) and means ± SD.

  • *P < 0.01 for females vs. males.