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Table 1 Basic information of the study population

From: Influence of blood glucose fluctuation, C-peptide level and conventional risk factors on carotid artery intima–media thickness in Chinese Han patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Variables T2DM patients
(n = 280)
CIMT ≥ 0.9
(n = 66)
CIMT < 0.9
(n = 214)
p
Gender, (male/female)a 181/99 48/18 133/81 0.1160
Age, yearsb 61 (51–71) 66 (56–76) 59 (50–68) 0.0002
BMI, kg/m2c 24.64 ± 3.75 25.09 ± 3.52 24.51 ± 3.81 0.2869
Illness yearsb 6 (1–13) 10 (4–25) 6 (0.6–11) 0.0063
Hypertension, n (%)a 170 (60.71) 46 (69.70) 124 (57.94) 0.0870
Cerebral infarction, n (%)a 34 (12.14) 11 (16.67) 23 (10.75) 0.1980
Smoker, n (%)a 78 (27.86) 22 (33.33) 56 (26.17) 0.2560
Daily smoking amountb 0 (0–4) 0 (0–12.5) 0 (0–2) 0.3410
  1. BMI body mass index
  2. aChi squared test
  3. bOne-way ANOVA
  4. cKruskal–Wallis equality-of-populations rank test