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Table 1 General and demographic variables in cases and controls

From: Adiponectin, resistin and IL-6 plasma levels in subjects with diabetic foot and possible correlations with clinical variables and cardiovascular co-morbidity

  pts with
diabetic foot
pts without
diabetic foot
p
n: 34 37 0.75
Age 66.7 ± 8.5 66.9 ± 7.9 0.027
Sex Male (n/%) 16 (47,1%) 15 (41,7%) 0.41
Diabetes duration    
   <10 yrs 7 (20,6%) 21 (58,3%) 0.027
   =10 yrs 8 (23.5%) 11 (30.6%) 0.045
   =20 yrs 19 (55.9) 4 (11.1%) <0.001
treatment Diet (n/%) 4 (11,8) 3 (8.3%) 0.65
Antidiabetici orali (n/%) 3 (8.8) 10 (27.8%) <0.001
Mixed (n/%) 6 (17.5) 13 (36,1%) <0.001
Insulin (n/%) 21 (61.8) 10 (27.8) <0.001
Smoking (n/%) 7 (20,6) 9 (25) 0.71
Hypertension (n/%) 20 (58,8) 25 (69.4) 0.041
Dyslipidaemia (n/%) 14 (41,2) 16 (44.4) 0.35
Obesity (n/%) 19 (55,9) 13 (36.1) 0.021
Chronic renal failure (n/%) 15 (44,1) 13 (36.1) 0.064
Mycroalbuminuria (n/%) 22 (64,7) 6 (14,7) <0.001
Retinopathty (n/%) 19 (55,9) 36 (100) <0.001
PAD (n/%) 10 (29.41) 9 (25) 0.54
CAD (n/%) 17 (50) 7 (19,4) <0.001
TIA/Stroke (n/%) 14 (41.17) 6 (16.66) 0.021
Other district atherosclerosis (n/%) 28 (82.35 21 (58.33) <0.001
Artropathy (n/%) 11 (32,4%) 2 (5.6%) <0.001
Neuropathy (n/%) 25 (73.52) 14 (38.88%) <0.001
Diabetic foot grade    
Grade 0 1 (2,9%) -  
Grade 1 6 (17,6%) -  
Grade 2 8 (23,5%) -  
Grade 3 10 (29,4%) -  
Grade4 4 (11,8%) -  
Grade 5 1 (2,9%) -  
Grade 6 4 (11,8%) -  
  1. Data are expressed as median and interquartile (lower and upper quartile)
  2. PAD: peripheral artery disease; CAD: coronary artery disease