Table 2

Large nerve fiber function (mean NCV Z score for sural, peroneal, tibial, radial, and ulnar nerves combined) with 95% CIs, by ethnicity

Adjustment factorsIndian AsianEuropeanP value*
Unadjusted0.07 (−0.02 to 0.16)−0.11 (−0.20 to −0.02)0.007
Age + diabetes duration0.09 (0.002 to 0.18)−0.13 (−0.22 to −0.04)0.001
Age + duration + height0.04 (−0.04 to 0.12)−0.08 (−0.16 to 0.01)0.06
Age + duration + pack-years smoked0.07 (−0.03 to 0.16)−0.11 (−0.20 to −0.01)0.01
Age + duration + TCpO20.11 (0.02 to 0.20)−0.09 (−0.18 to 0.001)0.003
Age + duration + height + pack-years smoked + TCpO20.05 (−0.04 to 0.14)−0.03 (−0.12 to 0.06)0.2
  • *P value for ethnic difference.