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Table 1 Percent distribution of sociodemographic characteristics and family history of diabetes mellitus in men and women

From: Modifiable risk factors associated with prediabetes in men and women: a cross-sectional analysis of the cohort study in primary health care on the evolution of patients with prediabetes (PREDAPS-Study)

Characteristics Men Women
With prediabetes Without glucose metabolism disorders p -value With prediabetes Without glucose metabolism disorders p -value
  N = 595 N = 388   N = 589 N = 450  
Age       
 30-49 years 16.5 22.4 0.013 15.1 25.3 <0.001
 50-64 years 50.4 51.8 49.1 46.4
 65-74 years 33.1 25.8 35.8 28.2
Educational level *       
 Low 59.0 52.3 0.042 70.1 59.6 <0.001
 High 41.0 47.7 29.9 40.4
Marital status       
 Without partner 15.8 18.3 0.337 27.5 27.1 0.944
 Married or with partner 84.2 81.7 72.5 72.9
Region of residence       
 North 41.5 39.4 0.131 36.2 36.0 0.955
 Centre 30.4 36.3 33.6 34.4
 South 28.1 24.2 30.2 29.6
Family history of diabetes       
 Yes 43.4 33.8 0.003 50.6 34.2 <0.001
 No 56.6 66.2 49.4 65.8
  1. Data are showed in percentages.
  2. *Low educational level: lower than secondary (equivalent to less than 12 years of education); high educational level: secondary or higher (equivalent to 12 years or more of education).
  3. North: Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria, Basque Country, Navarre, La Rioja, Aragon, Catalonia; Centre: Castile- León, Madrid, Extremadura, Castile-La Mancha; South: Andalusia, Murcia, Valencia, Balearic Isles, Canary Islands.
  4. Family history of diabetes in father, mother, siblings or children.