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Table 1—

Comparison between respondents and nonrespondents, the Singapore Impaired Glucose Tolerance Follow-Up Study

RespondentsNonrespondentsP
Age (years)* 44.1 ± 11.62 43.8 ± 14.36 0.81 
Waist (cm) 80.99 ± 10.98 79.59 ± 10.66 0.19 
BMI (kg/m225.22 ± 4.43 24.66 ± 4.52 0.20 
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.82 ± 0.08 0.82 ± 0.07 0.38 
SBP (mmHg) 124.74 ± 17.59 128.74 ± 22.02 0.04 
DBP (mmHg) 74.18 ± 11.36 74.33 ± 12.65 0.90 
Fasting glucose (mmol/l) 5.75 ± 0.55 5.75 ± 0.58 0.98 
2-h postchallenge glucose (mmol/l) 8.86 ± 0.85 9.08 ± 0.91 0.01 
Cholesterol (mmol/l) 5.55 ± 1.02 5.74 ± 1.17 0.09 
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 3.58 ± 0.96 3.76 ± 1.10 0.09 
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.20 ± 0.30 1.23 ± 0.31 0.32 
Triglyceride (mmol/l) 1.93 ± 1.66 1.77 ± 1.74 0.33 
ApoB (mg/dl) 1.41 ± 0.35 1.44 ± 0.38 0.32 
Insulin resistance 2.62 ± 1.72 2.85 ± 2.43 0.24 
Ethnic group (%)    
 Chinese 70.2 74.8 0.58 
 Malay 16.4 13.5  
 Indian 13.4 11.6  
Sex (%)    
 Male 47.2 43.2 0.43 
 Female 52.8 56.8  
Years of formal education (%)    
 ≤10 years 83.9 89.7 0.01 
 >10 years 16.1 10.3  
Marital status (%)    
 Single/divorced/widowed 19.1 30.3 0.02 
 Married 80.9 69.7  
Smoking (%)    
 Yes 24.4 24.5 1.00 
 No 75.6 75.5  
Family history of diabetes (%)    
 Yes 28.4 22.6 0.37 
 No 71.6 77.4  
RespondentsNonrespondentsP
Age (years)* 44.1 ± 11.62 43.8 ± 14.36 0.81 
Waist (cm) 80.99 ± 10.98 79.59 ± 10.66 0.19 
BMI (kg/m225.22 ± 4.43 24.66 ± 4.52 0.20 
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.82 ± 0.08 0.82 ± 0.07 0.38 
SBP (mmHg) 124.74 ± 17.59 128.74 ± 22.02 0.04 
DBP (mmHg) 74.18 ± 11.36 74.33 ± 12.65 0.90 
Fasting glucose (mmol/l) 5.75 ± 0.55 5.75 ± 0.58 0.98 
2-h postchallenge glucose (mmol/l) 8.86 ± 0.85 9.08 ± 0.91 0.01 
Cholesterol (mmol/l) 5.55 ± 1.02 5.74 ± 1.17 0.09 
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 3.58 ± 0.96 3.76 ± 1.10 0.09 
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.20 ± 0.30 1.23 ± 0.31 0.32 
Triglyceride (mmol/l) 1.93 ± 1.66 1.77 ± 1.74 0.33 
ApoB (mg/dl) 1.41 ± 0.35 1.44 ± 0.38 0.32 
Insulin resistance 2.62 ± 1.72 2.85 ± 2.43 0.24 
Ethnic group (%)    
 Chinese 70.2 74.8 0.58 
 Malay 16.4 13.5  
 Indian 13.4 11.6  
Sex (%)    
 Male 47.2 43.2 0.43 
 Female 52.8 56.8  
Years of formal education (%)    
 ≤10 years 83.9 89.7 0.01 
 >10 years 16.1 10.3  
Marital status (%)    
 Single/divorced/widowed 19.1 30.3 0.02 
 Married 80.9 69.7  
Smoking (%)    
 Yes 24.4 24.5 1.00 
 No 75.6 75.5  
Family history of diabetes (%)    
 Yes 28.4 22.6 0.37 
 No 71.6 77.4  

Data are means ± SD or %. Estimated means ± SD were calculated by ANCOVA and adjusted for age and sex. ApoB, apolipoprotein B-100; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure.

*

Unadjusted.

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