Table 1

Baseline characteristic of patients for the current study, as well as for the total 1980–2000 cohort

2000–20072000–20071980–20071980–2007
CharcotNeuropathic ulcerCharcotNeuropathic ulcer
n7066117109
n (%) male48 (68.6)48 (72.7)74 (63.2)73 (67.0)
n (%) type 2 diabetic49 (70.0)49 (74.2)78 (66.7)77 (70.6)
Mean age ± SD (years)57.4 ± 12.058.1 ± 12.258.1 ± 12.558.6 ± 12.5
Mean diabetes duration ± SD (years)16.1 ± 9.815.8 ± 9.616.1 ± 10.415.5 ± 10.4
Renal dysfunction (n)25*284943
  • Renal dysfunction: serum creatinine concentration >130 μmol/l or estimated glomerular filtration rate <30 ml/min on two or more occasions.

  • *Missing data in two subjects.

  • †Missing data in four subjects.

  • ‡Missing data in eight subjects.