Table 3

RR of type 2 diabetes according to a parental history of diabetes and obesity

Parental history of diabetes and obesity*Diabetes ObeseDiabetes Obese+Diabetes+ ObeseDiabetes+ Obese+
n1,6201,170806760
Person-years of follow-up630,244330,599120,408102,783
Adjusted RRs (95% CI)
    Age1 (referent)1.37 (1.27–1.48)2.61 (2.40–2.84)2.81 (2.57–3.06)
    SES/race1 (referent)1.36 (1.26–1.46)2.58 (2.37–2.81)2.73 (2.50–2.98)
    Lifestyle1 (referent)1.30 (1.20–1.40)2.43 (2.23–2.65)2.48 (2.27–2.71)
    BMI1 (referent)0.98 (0.91–1.06)2.21 (2.03–2.41)1.77 (1.62–1.93)
  • *History of diabetes and/or obesity in either the father or the mother.

  • †Multivariate models are described in the footnotes to Table 1.