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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample according to gender

From: Development and validation of a Diabetes Risk Score for screening undiagnosed diabetes in Sri Lanka (SLDRISK)

  Male Female All *p value
n     
Age (years) 45.5 (15.8) 45.0 (14.5) 45.2 (15.1) 0.363
FPG (mmol/l) 4.9 (1.0) 4.8 (1.2) 4.9 (1.1) 0.375
2-h PG (mmol/l) 5.7 (2.9) 6.4 (2.8) 6.1 (2.8) < 0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 20.9 (3.7) 22.0 (4.5) 21.6 (4.2) < 0.001
Waist circumference (cm) 77.4 (10.8) 76.1 (12.1) 76.6 (11.6) < 0.001
Male sex (%) 40.0
Physical inactivity (%) 14.5 7.9 10.5 < 0.001
Family history of diabetes (%) 21.3 24.5 23.2 0.016
Hypertension (%) 24.3 24.5 24.4 0.955
Gestational diabetes (%)   1.2
Osmotic symptoms (%) 14.1 13.6 13.8 0.661
Balanitis or vulvitis (%) 1.1 5.4 3.7 < 0.001
  1. *p value – between male and female