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Table 3—

Prevalence (%) of hyperglycemia by parental history of diabetes and action levels of waist circumference (the MORGEN study 1993–1997)

Men
Women
Parental history
P for interactionParental history
P for interaction
YesNoYesNo
Prevalence       
 Waist action level<1* 15.2 (15/105) 11.7 (84/842) —  8.4 (8/120)  4.4 (22/668) — 
 Waist action levels 1–2 27.7 (22/71)  11.4 (38/296) —  9.6 (6/56)   5.1 (15/265) — 
 Waist action level ≥2 27.8 (23/74)  16.7 (48/246) — 20.0 (18/80) 10.3 (28/245) — 
Difference with lowest waist  category       
 Waist action levels 1–2 12.4 (2.2 to 22.7) −0.3 (−4.9 to 4.3) 0.02 3.2 (−4.5 to 11.0) 0.7 (−2.9 to 4.2) 0.55 
 Waist action level ≥2 12.6 (2.5 to 22.7) 5.0 (0.1 to 10.0) 0.18 13.6 (6.6 to 20.6) 5.9 (2.1 to 9.7) 0.05 
Men
Women
Parental history
P for interactionParental history
P for interaction
YesNoYesNo
Prevalence       
 Waist action level<1* 15.2 (15/105) 11.7 (84/842) —  8.4 (8/120)  4.4 (22/668) — 
 Waist action levels 1–2 27.7 (22/71)  11.4 (38/296) —  9.6 (6/56)   5.1 (15/265) — 
 Waist action level ≥2 27.8 (23/74)  16.7 (48/246) — 20.0 (18/80) 10.3 (28/245) — 
Difference with lowest waist  category       
 Waist action levels 1–2 12.4 (2.2 to 22.7) −0.3 (−4.9 to 4.3) 0.02 3.2 (−4.5 to 11.0) 0.7 (−2.9 to 4.2) 0.55 
 Waist action level ≥2 12.6 (2.5 to 22.7) 5.0 (0.1 to 10.0) 0.18 13.6 (6.6 to 20.6) 5.9 (2.1 to 9.7) 0.05 

Data are % (n/N) and % (95% CI). Hyperglycemia indicates fasting plasma glucose ≥6.1 mmol/l; percentages are adjusted for age (years) and town of examination (Amsterdam, Doetinchem, Maastricht).

*

<94.0 cm for men and <80.0 cm for women;

94.0–101.9 cm for men and 80.0–87.9 cm for women;

≥102.0 cm for men and ≥88.0 cm for women.

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