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Table 1 Main demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Management of type 2 diabetes and its prescription drug cost before and during the economic crisis in Greece: an observational study

  2006 2012 p
N of participants 938 1015  
Gender (males, %) 483 (51.5) 549 (54.1) 0.3
Age (years) 64.5 [63.8-65.2] 67.3 [66.8-68.0] < 0.001
Duration of diabetes (years)* 9 [4-16] 12 [7-19] < 0.001
Duration of follow-up (months)* 27.0 [17–38] 40.0 [18–57] < 0.001
BMI (Kg/m2)¥ 29.9 [29.5-30.3] 30.6 [30.2-31.0] 0.02
  1. Data are shown as n (%) or mean value [95% CI]. *Median value [interquartile range]. ¥Adjusted for age and duration of diabetes.