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Table 2 Bivariate analysis of demographic characteristics associated with CA among adult patients with longstanding diabetes

From: Charcot arthropathy of the diabetic foot in a sub-Saharan tertiary hospital: a cross-sectional study

Demographic characteristics Presence of Charcot N = 12 No Charcot N = 88
Age in years
 Means ±SD 56.17 ± 11.10 50.59 ± 12.70
 95%Confidence interval (49.11, 63.22) (47.90, 53.28)
 Pr(T > t) 0.1000 0.3589
BMI
 Means ±SD 30.22 ± 6.07 27.24 ± 5.06
 95%Confidence interval (26.36, 34.07) (26.17, 28.32)
 Pr(T > t) 0.0556 0.3183
Diabetes duration years
 Means ±SD 14.25 ± 7.42 12.60 ± 5.71
 95%Confidence interval (9.53, 18.97) (11.39, 13.81)
 Pr(T > t) 0.2188 0.4083
  1. Results are expressed as mean + SD; the Student’s t-test for continuous variables (age, BMI, Duration of diabetes)