Tdable 1.

Age-adjusted baseline characteristics of subjects by type 2 DM status: IWHS, 1986

VariableType 2 DM status*
Yes (n = 1,900)No (n = 33,072)P
Age, mean ± SE (y)62.3 ± 0.161.5 ± 0.020.0001
Body mass index, mean ± SE (kg/m2)30.6 ± 0.126.8 ± 0.030.0001
Total energy intake, mean ± SE (kcal/d)1,751 ± 141,801 ± 30.0007
Calcium, mean ± SE (mg/d)1,076 ± 12.71,097 ± 3.10.12
Vitamin E, mean ± SE (mg/d)58.8 ± 3.467.2 ± 0.80.02
  • * Type 2 (age of onset >30 years) DM status determined by self-report at baseline.

  • Including supplements.