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Table 1 Baseline principal characteristics of 1917 outpatients with type 2 diabetes according to 10-years overall mortality

From: Plasma triglycerides predict ten-years all-cause mortality in outpatients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a longitudinal observational study

  Baseline p
Alive Deceased
(N = 1822) (N = 95)
Female gender (%) 41.0 33.7 0.09
Age (years) 57.7 ± 10.1 64.1 ± 9.1 0.001
Weight (Kg) 83.1 ± 16.5 83.2 ± 19.1 0.94
BMI (Kg/m 2 ) 29.6 ± 5.2 29.0 ± 5.6 0.34
Fasting glucose (mg/dl) 144.0 ± 45.6 145.6 ± 57.2 0.74
HbA 1c (%) 7.4 ± 1.4 7.5 ± 1.6 0.61
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 136.2 ± 14.5 133.1 ± 15.2 0.04
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 79.1 ± 6.9 77.0 ± 6.7 0.004
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 190.4 ± 40.5 189.4 ± 40.4 0.81
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 108.5 ± 35.6 109.8 ± 34.0 0.72
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 50.9 ± 14.2 49.6 ± 15.6 0.39
Triglycerides (mg/dl) ° 139.0 (102.0-190.0) 144.0 (105.0-187.0) 0.91
Creatinine (mg/dl) ° # 0.9 (0.8-1.2) 1.2 (0.9-1.8) 0.001
  1. ° Median (interquartile range) # Not available in 552 patients.