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Table 1

Characteristics of total sample and by presence of diabetes

All (N = 555)No diabetes (n = 415)Diabetes (n = 140)P
Age (years) 82.1 (9.6) 82.6 (9.8) 80.7 (8.7) 0.037 
Sex (female) 378 (68.1) 286 (68.9) 92 (65.7) 0.55 
Mobility level    0.033 
 Independent/walks with aids 308 (55.5) 235 (56.6) 73 (52.1)  
 Moves with wheelchair 166 (29.9) 112 (27.0) 54 (38.6)  
 Bedridden 53 (9.5) 44 (10.6) 9 (6.4)  
Vaccine type    0.001 
 Cominarty BNT162b2 471 (84.9) 338 (81.4) 133 (95.0)  
 Moderna mRNA-1273 76 (13.7) 70 (16.9) 6 (4.3)  
Second vaccine dose received 319 (58.3) 234 (57.4) 85 (61.2) 0.493 
Previous COVID-19 226 (40.8) 183 (44.2) 43 (30.7) 0.007 
Chronic kidney disease 73 (13.2) 49 (11.8) 24 (17.1) 0.125 
Cancer 43 (7.8) 34 (8.3) 9 (6.4) 0.598 
Osteoarticular diseases 279 (50.3) 206 (49.6) 73 (52.1) 0.678 
Hypertension 402 (72.4) 290 (69.9) 112 (80.0) 0.027 
CVDs 293 (52.8) 204 (49.2) 89 (63.6) 0.004 
Peripheral artery diseases 74 (13.3) 45 (10.8) 29 (20.7) 0.005 
Chronic respiratory diseases 115 (20.7) 83 (20.0) 32 (22.9) 0.548 
Obesity 52 (9.4) 32 (7.7) 20 (14.3) 0.032 
Poor nutritional status 76 (13.7) 58 (14.0) 18 (12.9) 0.397 
Depressive disorders 258 (46.5) 191 (46.0) 67 (47.9) 0.781 
Cognitive disorders 385 (69.4) 304 (73.3) 81 (57.9) 0.001 
Parkinson’s disease 48 (8.6) 39 (9.4) 9 (6.4) 0.364 
Anxiety 114 (20.5) 90 (21.7) 24 (17.1) 0.303 
Total n of chronic diseases 4.7 (2.3) 4.6 (2.2) 5.0 (2.5) 0.034 
Total n of drugs/day 5.0 (3.4) 4.8 (3.1) 5.6 (4.2) 0.021 
All (N = 555)No diabetes (n = 415)Diabetes (n = 140)P
Age (years) 82.1 (9.6) 82.6 (9.8) 80.7 (8.7) 0.037 
Sex (female) 378 (68.1) 286 (68.9) 92 (65.7) 0.55 
Mobility level    0.033 
 Independent/walks with aids 308 (55.5) 235 (56.6) 73 (52.1)  
 Moves with wheelchair 166 (29.9) 112 (27.0) 54 (38.6)  
 Bedridden 53 (9.5) 44 (10.6) 9 (6.4)  
Vaccine type    0.001 
 Cominarty BNT162b2 471 (84.9) 338 (81.4) 133 (95.0)  
 Moderna mRNA-1273 76 (13.7) 70 (16.9) 6 (4.3)  
Second vaccine dose received 319 (58.3) 234 (57.4) 85 (61.2) 0.493 
Previous COVID-19 226 (40.8) 183 (44.2) 43 (30.7) 0.007 
Chronic kidney disease 73 (13.2) 49 (11.8) 24 (17.1) 0.125 
Cancer 43 (7.8) 34 (8.3) 9 (6.4) 0.598 
Osteoarticular diseases 279 (50.3) 206 (49.6) 73 (52.1) 0.678 
Hypertension 402 (72.4) 290 (69.9) 112 (80.0) 0.027 
CVDs 293 (52.8) 204 (49.2) 89 (63.6) 0.004 
Peripheral artery diseases 74 (13.3) 45 (10.8) 29 (20.7) 0.005 
Chronic respiratory diseases 115 (20.7) 83 (20.0) 32 (22.9) 0.548 
Obesity 52 (9.4) 32 (7.7) 20 (14.3) 0.032 
Poor nutritional status 76 (13.7) 58 (14.0) 18 (12.9) 0.397 
Depressive disorders 258 (46.5) 191 (46.0) 67 (47.9) 0.781 
Cognitive disorders 385 (69.4) 304 (73.3) 81 (57.9) 0.001 
Parkinson’s disease 48 (8.6) 39 (9.4) 9 (6.4) 0.364 
Anxiety 114 (20.5) 90 (21.7) 24 (17.1) 0.303 
Total n of chronic diseases 4.7 (2.3) 4.6 (2.2) 5.0 (2.5) 0.034 
Total n of drugs/day 5.0 (3.4) 4.8 (3.1) 5.6 (4.2) 0.021 

Data are given as n (%); n = 28 participants had missing information on mobility level, n = 5 on malnutrition and chronic kidney disease, and n = 8 on type of vaccination.

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