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Table 1 Characteristics of NDDM and DDM group

From: Functional Val66Met polymorphism of Brain-derived neurotrophic factor in type 2 diabetes with depression in Han Chinese subjects

Variables NDDM group DDM group p value
  (n = 232) (n = 64)  
Gender(M/F) 129/103 19/45 p < 0.001
Age (year) 53.1 ± 4.9 54.3 ± 5.7 p = 0.337
Education Level (%)    
≤Primary school 35(15.1%) 9(14.1%) p = 1.000
Junior middle school 144(62.1%) 34(53.1%) p = 0.199
Senior middle school 38(16.4%) 9(14.1%) p = 0.847
Disease duration (year) 5.2 ± 1.3 6.2 ± 0.9 p = 0.234
The number of complications (n) 2.6 ± 0.8 5.1 ± 1.2 p = 0.004
BMI (kg/m2) 25.9 ± 3.8 28.3 ± 4.3 p = 0.017
HbA1c(%) 8.02 ± 1.88 8.91 ± 1.84 p < 0.001
  1. Data expressed as mean ± S.D. or frequency [n (%)], BMI: body mass index; HbA1c: glycosylated haemoglobin A1c, p value < 0.05 for statistical significance.