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Table 2 Age-sex adjusted prevalence (95% CI) of cardiovascular complications at diagnosis by BMI categories among patients with T2DM, separately for each ethnic group

From: Prevalence and incidence of complications at diagnosis of T2DM and during follow-up by BMI and ethnicity: a matched case–control analysis

  Prevalence (95% CI)
MACE MI HF STROKE
Normal weight
 White European 10.4 (9.5, 11.3) 4.6 (4.0, 5.2) 4.6 (4.1, 5.2) 5.0 (4.4, 5.6)
 African-Caribbean 6.5 (4.0, 10.4) 2.0 (0.9, 4.9) 2.1 (0.9, 4.7) 4.2 (2.3, 7.7)
 South Asian 6.8 (4.8, 9.5) 4.0 (2.6, 6.2) 4.0 (2.6, 6.2) 3.1 (1.8, 5.1)
Overweight
 White European 11.7 (11.3, 12.2) 6.1 (5.7, 6.5) 6.1 (5.7, 6.5) 5.2 (4.9, 5.6)
 African-Caribbean 7.2 (5.1, 9.9) 2.1 (1.0, 4.1) 2.1 (1.0, 4.1) 4.9 (3.4, 7.2)
 South Asian 9.0 (7.4, 10.9) 5.3 (4.1, 6.9) 5.3 (4.1, 6.9) 3.7 (2.7, 5.1)
Obese
 White European 12.6 (12.3, 12.9) 6.5 (6.3, 6.7) 6.5 (6.3, 6.7) 5.4 (5.2, 5.6)
 African-Caribbean 5.5 (4.1, 7.4) 1.1 (0.5, 2.5) 1.1 (0.5, 2.5) 4.4 (3.2, 6.2)
 South Asian 8.5 (6.2, 11.7) 4.7 (2.9, 7.4) 4.7 (2.9, 7.4) 2.5 (1.5, 4.1)