Table 1

Patient characteristics at time of diagnosis of diabetes

BlackWhiteP
n1,4562,624
Age (years)57.8 (57.3–58.3)64.9 (64.5–65.3)<0.001
Sex (% female)4.9 (3.8–6.0)1.6 (1.1–2.1)<0.001
BMI (kg/m2)30.3 (30.0–30.6)30.0 (29.8–30.2)0.18
Date of diagnosis (month/day/year)10/16/0310/27/030.86
Days hyperglycemia to diagnosis
    Mean (95% CI)479 (454–504)504 (485–523)0.22
    Median (interquartile range)333 (31–770)356 (62–820)0.12
Days diagnosis to initial drug Rx
    Mean (95% CI)290 (265–315)328 (309–347)0.04
    Median (interquartile range)3 (0–427)5 (0–537)0.03
  • Data are percent and are either means (95% CI), with differences tested by t test, or median (interquartile range), with differences tested by Mann-Whitney U test.