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Table 1 Characteristics of subjects by metabolic control, results shown as median and [IQR] interquartile range.

From: Metabolic control and bone health in adolescents with type 1 diabetes

  Favorable Control (n = 30) Poor Control (n = 27) p value*
HbA1C (%) 7.7 [7.3, 7.9] 10.3 [9.9, 11.4] **
Age (yrs) 15.2 [14.3, 16.1] 16.4 (15.1, 17.8) 0.05
Gender (% female) 37% 59% 0.42
Race (% Caucasian) 87% [26/30] 81%[21/26] 0.55
Duration DM (yrs) 6.5 [4.8,8.0] 6.5[5.5,9.5] 0.40
Height (cm) 169.8 [ 158.6,178.1] 163.2 [16.03,165.7] 0.22
Weight (kg) 68.5 [55.4,74.0] 67.5 [ 59.0,77.5] 0.91
BMI (kg/m2) 22.8 [20.4,27.5] 25.0 [21.4,27.9] 0.35
  1. *Wilcoxon rank sum test for continuous variables or χ2 test for categorical variables.
  2. ** Groups were defined based on HbA1c