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Table 1 Demographic and diabetes descriptive findings, n = 80 (numerical discrepancies reflect missing values)

From: Age related differences in individual quality of life domains in youth with type 1 diabetes

  Mean (SD)
Sex
   Male 47.5% (n = 38)
   Female 52.5% (n = 42)
Age 14.0 (3.4)
Age at diagnosis 7.1 (3.1)
Years since diagnosis 7.0 (4.3)
Most recent HbA1c 8.1 (1.8)
# Injections/day 2.2 (2.1)
# Children on CSII (n) 29
Diabetes sick days from school in last year 3.3 (5.4)
Diabetes hospitalizations in last year
   0 79.5 % (n = 61)
   1–2 18.2% (n = 15)
>2 2.2% (n = 2)
DKA episodes in last year
   0 72.9% (n = 53)
   1–2 15.3% (n = 12)
>2 11% (n = 10)
Hypoglycemic episodes in last month 6.2 (6.5)
Years at diabetes camp 4.6 (3.6)
# of siblings 1.8 (1.4)
Parent education (in years) 14.4 (2.6)
Parent marital status
   Single/separated/divorced & living alone 16% (n = 12)
   Single/separated/divorced & cohabitating 17% (n = 14)
   Married 66% (n = 52)
School performance
   Very poorly 1% (n = 1)
   Poorly 4% (n = 4)
   Ok 26% (n = 19)
   Well 33% (n = 26)
   Very well 36% (n = 30)