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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of diabetic respondents in Canada and non-diabetic respondents in Canada and the United Kingdom from whom time trade-off utilities for hypoglycaemia were elicited.

From: Utility values for symptomatic non-severe hypoglycaemia elicited from persons with and without diabetes in Canada and the United Kingdom

Characteristic Canadians with diabetes
(N = 51)
Canadians without diabetes
(N = 78)
UK respondents without diabetes
(N = 75)
Men (%) 24 (47) 39 (50) 31 (41)
Age, y-mean (SD) 55 (12) 47 (16) 46 (15)
Fully employed (%) 25 (49) 33 (42) 31 (43)
Education after age 16 y (%) 50 (98*) 70 (100*) 63 (85*)
Married or common-law (%) 28 (55)   
Mean daily number of injections (SD) 3.8 (0.9)   
Type 1 diabetes (%) 25 (49)   
Total insulin dose per day (insulin units) (SD) 63 (44)   
Last HbA1c-% (SD) 7.9 (1.3)   
Race:    
   White (%) 41 (80)   
   Asian (%) 10 (20)   
Number of co-morbidities    
   0 (%) 26 (51)   
   1 (%) 21 (41)   
   2 (%) 4 (8)   
   Co-morbidities:    
   Cancer (%) 2 (4)   
   Cardiovascular (%) 7 (14)   
   Depression (%) 6 (12)   
   Respiratory (%) 4 (8)   
   Renal (%) 5 (10)   
   Other*** (%) 5 (10)   
  1. * % of valid responses
  2. ** Other conditions included Hypertension, thyroid condition, pancreatitis, retinopathy