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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of patients switched to insulin vs. patients remained insulin naïve.

From: Barriers towards insulin therapy in type 2 diabetic patients: results of an observational longitudinal study

  Remained insulin-naïve
n = 29
Switched to insulin treatment
n = 44
p
Mean age ± SD (yrs) 52.7 ± 10.7 58.1 ± 6.8 .010
% female (number) 31.0 (9) 31.8 (14) .945
Mean disease duration ± SD (yrs) 5.3 ± 4.6 7.7 ± 5.0 .040
Mean HbA1c ± SD (%) 8.3 ± 1.4 9.1 ± 1.7 .027
# of complications 1 0.2 ± 0.5 0.9 ± 1.2 .002
  1. 1 Retinopathy, nephropathy, diabetic neuropathy, diabetic foot syndrome, coronary heart disease, stroke, arterial occlusive disease