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Table 2 Participant demographics.

From: Threshold for detection of diabetic peripheral sensory neuropathy using a range of research grade monofilaments in persons with Type 2 diabetes mellitus

   NEW n= 80 EST n= 91 Comparison n= 73 p value
Gender Male 44 66 38 = 0.013*
  Female 36 25 35  
Age Mean 59.6 61.4 52.6* <0.001*
  +/- SD 8.4 8.4 10.6  
Height Mean 170.7 171.4 172.6 = 0.45
  +/- SD 9.1 8.7 9.5  
Weight Mean 94.8 89.2 76.6* <0.001*
  +/- SD 17 16 1.6  
BMI Mean 32.7** 30.5** 25.5* <0.001*
  +/- SD 6.1 5.5 3.4 = 0.016**
HbA 1 c Mean 8 8.3 5.6* <0.001*
  +/- SD 1.4 1.6 0.5  
Systolic Mean 141 136 129* <0.05*
  +/- SD 17.2 18.3 17.2  
Diastolic Mean 82.7** 76.9** 79.5 <0.001**
  +/- SD 7.9 9.5 11.8  
Duration Mean 12.5 106.3 N/A N/A
months +/- SD 7.4 78.2   
  1. Key: * denotes that the Comparison group was significantly different from diabetic groups
  2. ** denotes significant difference between 2 diabetic groups
  3. N/A = not applicable