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Table 1 Description of the diabetic population included in the Encuesta Nacional de Salud y Nutrición 2006

From: Estimated incidence of cardiovascular complications related to type 2 diabetes in Mexico using the UKPDS outcome model and a population-based survey

Population of 20 years or older n = 56,745,719
Diabetic population
Previously diagnosed 3,138,720 (7.0)
Diagnosed during the survey 4,178,230 (7.4%)
Total 7,316,950 (14.4)
Time from diagnosis (years) 0.5(0-7)
Age (years) 52 (42-62)
Men 51(41-60)
Women 53 (42-64)
Weight(kg) 71.6 (64-80.8)
Height (m) 1.57 (1.5-1.63)
Total Cholesterol (mmol/l) 5.22 (5.14-5.29)
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.02 (1.01-1.03)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg.) 130 (120-140)
HbA1c (%) 11.4 (10.15-11.8)
Smoking
Never 5,395,934 (68.4)
Past 1,174,763(14.9)
Currently 1,322,280(16.8)
  1. Data are shown either as median (interquartile range) or number (%)