Skip to Main Content
Table 1—

Baseline characteristics according to clinical diabetes status

Nondiabetic throughout the studyType 2 diabetic at baseline (1976)New diabetes diagnosed during follow-up (1976–1996)
n 110,227 1,508 5,894 
Mean age (years) 42 46 45 
Mean BMI (kg/m223 28 28 
Mean alcohol intake (g/day)* 
Hypertension (%) 10 42 27 
High cholesterol (%) 13 
Current smoking (%) 33 31 32 
Vigorous exercise ≥1/week (%)* 37 30 30 
Family history of diabetes (%) 15 37 32 
Parental history of MI (%) 15 19 18 
Current menopausal hormone use among postmenopaul women (%) 25 20 21 
Nondiabetic throughout the studyType 2 diabetic at baseline (1976)New diabetes diagnosed during follow-up (1976–1996)
n 110,227 1,508 5,894 
Mean age (years) 42 46 45 
Mean BMI (kg/m223 28 28 
Mean alcohol intake (g/day)* 
Hypertension (%) 10 42 27 
High cholesterol (%) 13 
Current smoking (%) 33 31 32 
Vigorous exercise ≥1/week (%)* 37 30 30 
Family history of diabetes (%) 15 37 32 
Parental history of MI (%) 15 19 18 
Current menopausal hormone use among postmenopaul women (%) 25 20 21 
*

First assessed in 1980;

assessed in 1982.

Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal