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Table 1 Demographic and haematological characteristics of the study group

From: Association between erythrocyte Na+K+-ATPase activity and some blood lipids in type 1 diabetic patients from Lagos, Nigeria

Parameter Diabetics Control Statistics
Total number of subjects, n(%) 34 (53.7) 27 (46.3) > 0.05╠
Number of males, n (%) 23 (67.6) 17 (62.9) > 0.05╠
Number of females, n (%) 11 (32.4) 10 (37.1) > 0.05╠
Age, years 28.2 ± 3.9 28.4 ± 4.3 > 0.05╤
Duration of diabetes, years (2–8) 4.6 ± 1.5 - ND
Haemoglobin, g/dL 13.2 ± 0.2 13.1 ± 0.3 > 0.05╤
Haematocrit, % 39.1 ± 1.4 39.7 ± 1.2 > 0.05╤
  1. Figures in parenthesis represent range of diabetes duration in the patients; ╠ = Chi-square test (χ2); ╤ = Student t- test (Two -tail). P > 0.05 was regarded as non-significant