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Table 2 Characteristics of the sample according to development and validation cohort

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

  Development Validation All *p value
n     
Age (years) 45.3 (15.1) 45.1 (14.9) 45.2 (15.1) 0.743
FPG (mmol/l) 4.9 (1.1) 4.9 (1.2) 4.9 (1.1) 0.796
2-h PG (mmol/l) 6.1 (2.9) 6.2 (2.8) 6.1 (2.8) 0.796
BMI (kg/m2) 21.6 (4.3) 21.6 (4.2) 21.6 (4.2) 0.815
Waist circumference (cm) 76.6 (11.8) 76.6 (11.3) 76.6 (11.6) 0.994
Male sex (%) 39.6 40.5 40.0 0.560
Physical inactivity (%) 10.7 10.2 10.5 0.971
Family history of diabetes (%) 23.3 23.2 23.2 0.971
Hypertension (%) 24.6 24.1 24.4 0.706
Gestational diabetes (%) 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.979
Osmotic symptoms (%) 13.0 15.4 13.8 0.027
Balanitis or vulvitis (%) 3.6 3.9 3.7 0.677
  1. *p value – between development and validation