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Table 3 Prevalence of prediabetes and diabetes in parents participated in the second-stage screening

From: Two-stage, school and community-based population screening successfully identifies individuals and families at high-risk for type 2 diabetes: the Feel4Diabetes-study

 IIIIIIIVParticipants as presented in column III, stratified by FINDRISC categoryP-value*
Participants identified with prediabetes, n (%)Participants identified with diabetes, n (%)Participants for whom diabetes was previously undetected among those identified with diabetes in column II, n (%)**
0–1112–1415–26
All countries (n = 2685)623 (23.2)81 (3.0)40 (53.5)13 (81.3)a13 (64.7)14 (36.8)a0.007
HICs under austerity measures (n = 1249)304 (24.3)36 (2.9)15 (40.0)4 (57.1)5 (66.7)6 (27.3)0.127
LMICs (n = 644)84 (13.1)26 (4.0)21 (80.0)8 (100.0)7 (85.7)6 (60.0)0.098
HICs (n = 792)235 (29.6)19 (2.4)4 (36.4)1 (100.0)1 (25.0)2 (33.3)0.368
  1. *P-values indicate the significance of the differences among FINDRISC categories
  2. Figures sharing the same superscript letters differentiate significantly from each other
  3. ** The numbers provided for this variable in the case of HICs do not include data from Finland (n = 7), since participants with previously diagnosed diabetes were excluded from the study at this study center
  4. FINDRISC Finnish Diabetes Risk Score, HICs High-income countries, LMICs Low to middle-income countries